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Mongrel Rapture The Architecture of Ashton Raggatt Mcdougall

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ISBN-10: 0987228161

ISBN-13: 9780987228161

Edition: N/A

Authors: Charles Jencks, Leon van Schaik

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In his introduction to Mongrel Rapture, the first monograph on the polarising work of Australian architectural practice Ashton Raggatt McDougall (ARM), Charles Jencks identifies ARM as one of a handful of architectural practices internationally that operate in a mold he describes as 'Radical Post Modernism'. Eschewing notions of good taste and formal purity, ARM opts instead for an 'architecture of ideas'. Drawing from diverse sources that range across everything from Le Corbusier to Robert Venturi, computer programming to biblical verse, ARM's architecture has been alternately celebrated and execrated by critics and the public alike. Despite ARM's radicalism and the attention it garners,…    
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Book details

List price: $89.00
Publisher: Uro Publications
Publication date: 11/1/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1400
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.180
Language: English

Architectural critic and historian Charles Jencks is the author of, among many other titles, Le Corbusier and the Tragic View of Architecture (Doubleday 50M copies sold to date)., The Language of Post-Modern Architecture, and The Architecture of the Jumping Universe.