Theorizing a New Agenda for Architecture An Anthology of Architectural Theory, 1965-1995

ISBN-10: 156898054X
ISBN-13: 9781568980546
Edition: 1996
Author(s): Kate Nesbitt
Description: Theorizing a New Agenda for Architecture: An Anthology of ArchitecturalTheory collects in a single volume the most significant essays on architectural theory of the last thirty years. A dynamic period of reexamination of the discipline, the  More...
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Copyright Year: 1996
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publication Date: 3/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Theorizing a New Agenda for Architecture: An Anthology of ArchitecturalTheory collects in a single volume the most significant essays on architectural theory of the last thirty years. A dynamic period of reexamination of the discipline, the postmodern eraproduced widely divergent and radical viewpoints on issues of making, meaning, history, and the city. Among the paradigms presented arearchitectural postmodernism, phenomenology, semiotics, poststructuralism, deconstruction, and feminism. By gathering these influential articles from a vast array of books and journals into a comprehensive anthology, Kate Nesbitt has created a resource of great value. Indispensable to professors and students of architecture and architectural theory, Theorizing a New Agenda also serves practitioners and the general public, as Nesbitt provides an overview, a thematic structure, and a critical introduction to each essay. The list of authors in Theorizing a New Agenda reads like a "Who's Who" of contemporary architectural thought: Tadao Ando, Giulio Carlo Argan, Alan Colquhoun, Jacques Derrida, Peter Eisenman, Marco Frascari, Kenneth Frampton, Diane Ghirardo, Vittorio Gregotti, Karsten Harries, Rem Koolhaas, Christian Norberg-Schulz, Aldo Rossi, Colin Rowe, Thomas Schumacher, Ignasi de Sol -Morales Rubi , Bernard Tschumi, Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, and Anthony Vidler. A bibliography and notes on all the contributors are also included.

Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture: Selections from a Forthcoming Book (1965)
Post-Functionalism (1976)
A Case for Figurative Architecture (1982)
The Relevance of Classical Architecture (1989)
New Directions in Modern American Architecture: Postscript at the Edge of Modernism (1977)
Semiotics and Architecture: Ideological Consumption or Theoretical Work (1973)
A Plain Man's Guide to the Theory of Signs in Architecture (1977)
Architecture Where Desire Can Live (1986)
Architecture and Limits I (1980)
Architecture and Limits II (1981)
Architecture and Limits III (1981)
Introduction: Notes Towards a Theory of Architectural Disjunction (1988)
Architecture and the Problem of the Rhetorical Figure (1987)
Derrida and Beyond (1988)
Three Kinds of Historicism (1983)
The End of the Classical: The End of the Beginning, the End of the End (1984)
From Contrast to Analogy: Developments in the Concept of Architectural Intervention (1985)
On the Typology of Architecture (1963)
Typology and Design Method (1967)
The Third Typology (1976)
Collage City (1975)
Contextualism: Urban Ideals and Deformations (1971)
A Significance for AandP Parking Lots or Learning from Las Vegas (1968)
Postscript: Introduction for New Research "the Contemporary City" (1988)
Toward the Contemporary City (1989)
Beyond Delirious (1993)
Territory and Architecture (1985)
An Analogical Architecture (1976)
Thoughts About My Recent Work (1976)
Problems in the Form of a Conclusion (1980)
Communitarianism and Emotivism: Two Rival Views of Ethics and Architecture (1993)
The Architecture of Deceit (1984)
The Ethical Function of Architecture (1975)
Design, Ecology, Ethics, and the Making of Things (1993)
The Hannover Principles (1992)
The Phenomenon of Place (1976)
Heidegger's Thinking on Architecture (1983)
On Reading Heidegger (1974)
The Geometry of Feeling: A Look at the Phenomenology of Architecture (1986)
Toward New Horizons in Architecture (1991)
Negation and Reconciliation (1982)
Prospects for a Critical Regionalism (1983)
Why Critical Regionalism Today? (1990)
The Exercise of Detailing (1983)
The Tell-the-Tale Detail (1984)
Rappel a l'ordre, the Case for the Tectonic (1990)
The Pleasure of Architecture (1977)
Architecture from Without: Body, Logic, and Sex (1988)
Visions' Unfolding: Architecture in the Age of Electronic Media (1992)
En Terror Firma: In Trails of Grotextes (1988)
Theorizing the Unhomely (1990)
Notes on Contributors
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