Forty ways to think about architecture : architectural history and theory today / edited by Iain Borden, Murray Fraser, Barbara Penner.

West Sussex : Wiley, 2014.
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How do we think about architecture historically and theoretically? Forty Ways to Think about Architecture provides an introduction to some of the wide-ranging ways in which architectural history and theory are being approached today. The inspiration for this project is the work of Adrian Forty, Professor of Architectural History at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London (UCL), who has been internationally renowned as the UK's leading academic in the discipline for 40 years. Forty's many publications, notably Objects of Desire (1986), Words and Buildings (2000)
Forty Ways To Think About Architecture; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 'FUTURE IMPERFECT'; EXPANDING THE FIELD; EVERYDAY AND EMPIRICAL, STRUCTURAL AND SOCIAL; Notes; Future Imperfect; CHAPTER 1 How To Write About Buildings?; Notes; CHAPTER 2 Pevsner vs Colomina: Word and Image on the Page; Notes; CHAPTER 3 Smooth and Rough: Tactile Brutalism; Notes; CHAPTER 4 Homely Affinities; Notes; CHAPTER 5 On Regeneration; Notes; CHAPTER 6 Fresh Reactions to St Paul's Cathedral; Notes; CHAPTER 7 Photographs and Buildings (mainly); FILING CABINET; TATTOO; HOME; CONCRETE; PHOTOGENIA
CHAPTER 17 [American] Objects of [Soviet] Desire Notes; CHAPTER 18 Words and Buildings; Notes; CHAPTER 19 Slow Hard Look; Note; CHAPTER 20 Topography, Biography and Architecture; Notes; CHAPTER 21 Of Character and Concrete: The Historian's Material; Notes; CHAPTER 22 Spectres of Marx in City X; COMMODITY; LABOUR; TECHNOLOGY; CAPITAL; CRISIS; Notes; CHAPTER 23 History by Design; FACTUAL HISTORIES; FACTUAL FICTIONS; DESIGN HISTORIES; CREATIVE MYTHS; Notes; CHAPTER 24 Angel Place: A Way In to Dickens's London; Notes
CHAPTER 25 On 'Sachlichkeit': Some Additional Remarks on an Anglo-German Encounter Notes; CHAPTER 26 Double Vision; Notes; CHAPTER 27 Modernism; Notes; CHAPTER 28 Yes, And We Have No Dentists; Notes; CHAPTER 29 Reyner Banham's Hat; Notes; CHAPTER 30 Situated Architectural Historical Ecologies; TECHNICAL ETHICS OF CARE; Notes; CHAPTER 31 Objects; Notes; CHAPTER 32 Richard Llewelyn Davies, 1912-1981: A Lost Vision for The Bartlett; Notes; CHAPTER 33 Things Ungrand; CHAPTER 34 'Minor' Spaces in Officers' Bungalows of Colonial Bengal; COUNTRY LIVING AND BEING SERVED; SPACES FOR FOOD AND COOKERY
SPACES OF BODILY RITUAL ANCILLARY SPACES; FURNITURE AND PROVINCIAL TRANSIENCE; Notes; CHAPTER 35 Memoirs of Adrian; Notes; CHAPTER 36 All That Glitters; Note; CHAPTER 37 A Response to Words and Buildings; LANGUAGE AND DRAWING; DESCRIBING THE SOCIAL; FUNCTION; TRUTH; NATURE; USER; CHAPTER 38 Material Culture: `Manchester of the East', Le Corbusier, Eames and Indian Jeans; Notes; CHAPTER 39 Mr Mumford's Neighbourhood; Notes; CHAPTER 40 Banyan Tree and Migrant Cities: Some Provisional Thoughts for a Strategic Postcolonial Cosmopolitanism; MIGRANT CITIES; BORROWED TIME AND PLACE
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Borden Iain, editor.
Fraser, Murray, editor.
Penner, Barbara, editor.