Rationalist Traces (Architectural Design)

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780470028377: Rationalist Traces (Architectural Design)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Modern European architecture has been characterised by a strong undercurrent of rationalist thought. Rationalist Traces aims to examine this legacy by establishing a cross-section of contemporary European architecture, placed in selected national contexts by critics including Ákos Moravánszky and Josep Maria Montaner. Subsequent interviews discuss the theoretical contributions of Giorgio Grassi and OM Ungers, and a survey of Max Dudler and De Architekten Cie.'s work sets out a consistency at one remove from avant-garde spectacle or everyday expediency. In Germany Rationalism offers a considered representation of state institutions, while elsewhere outstanding work reveals different approaches to rationality in architecture often recalling canonical Modernism or the 'Rational Architecture' of the later postwar period. Whether evident in patterns of thinking, a particular formal repertoire, a prevailing consistency or exemplified in individual buildings, this relationship informs the mature work of Patrick Berger, Claus en Kaan Architecten, Carlos Ferrater, Cino Zucchi or Hans Kollhoff. The buildings and projects of a younger generation - Javier García Solera, GWJ Architekten AG, biq, Andrea Bassi or Beniamino Servino - present a Rationalism less conditioned by a concern to promote a unifying aesthetic. While often sharing a deliberate economy of means, or a sensual sobriety, they present a more oblique or distanced relationship with the defining work of the 20th century.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Andrew Peckham teaches architecture at the University of Westminster in London. He recently published 'Norwich Forum 1998-2001' in the Journal of Architecture.

Charles Rattray read architecture at the University of Edinburgh and worked in practice for a number of years. He teaches at the University of Dundee, is a regular contributor to various architectural journals and is Associate Editor of Architectural Research Quarterly. Recent publications include Modern

Ulster Architecture (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2006).

Torsten Schmiedeknecht is an architect and currently a lecturer at the School of Architecture at the University of Liverpool. He edited Fame and Architecture (John Wiley & Sons, 2001) with Julia Chance, and An Architect’s Guide to Fame (The Architectural Press, 2005) with Paul Davies.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 50.00
US$ 15.31

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 13.29
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

ISBN 10: 0470028378 ISBN 13: 9780470028377
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Devils in the Detail Ltd
(Oxford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: New. NEW COPY, shipped from the UK. Seller Inventory # 673/RE/620P

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 15.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 13.29
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Published by Academy Press (2007)
ISBN 10: 0470028378 ISBN 13: 9780470028377
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academy Press, 2007. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110470028378

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 56.49
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Torsten Schmiedeknecht (Editor), Andrew Peckham (Editor), Charles Rattray (Editor)
Published by Wiley (2007)
ISBN 10: 0470028378 ISBN 13: 9780470028377
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wiley, 2007. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX0470028378

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 69.73
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Published by Academy Press (2007)
ISBN 10: 0470028378 ISBN 13: 9780470028377
New Softcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Academy Press, 2007. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0470028378

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 79.10
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds