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Author Goulthorpe, Mark.

Title The possibility of (an) architecture : collected essays by Mark Goulthorpe, dECOi Architects / Mark Goulthorpe.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  720 GOUL    DUE 23-12-19
Physical description xvii, 206 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 22 cm
Notes Invalid ISBN t.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Orientation -- Foreword: Architecture or Evolution / John McMorrough -- Devotio Moderna: Essay on False Impressions -- Hystera Protera -- Le Bloc Fracture -- The Inscrutable House -- The Active Inert: Notes on Technic Praxis -- Cut Idea: William Forsythe and an Architecture of Disappearance -- Postcard to Parent -- Misericord to a Grotesque Reification -- Technological Latency -- Gaudi's Hanging Presence -- From Autoplastic to Alloplastic Tendency -- Notes on Digital Nesting (A Poetics of Evolutionary Form) -- The Digital Surrational -- Praxis Interview: Precise Indeterminacy -- Rabbit K(not) Borroro -- Sinthome: Plastik Conditional -- Epilogue Haecceity : The Possibility of (an) Architecture.
Summary "Articulating a radical agenda for the rethinking of the basic precepts of the construction industry in light of digital technologies, this book explores the profound shift that is underway in all aspects of architectural praxis. Essays and lectures from the last fifteen years discuss these changes in relation to dECOi Architects, created in 1991 as a forward-looking architectural practice. This excellent collection will have relevance to architectural professionals, academics and students and also to practitioners in many related creative fields who are similarly engaged in trying to comprehend the disciplinary significance of the import of digital media."--PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE.
Subject dECOi Architects.
Architecture.
Architecture -- Computer-aided design.
ISBN 9780415774949 (hbk.)
0415774942 (hbk.)
9780415774956 (paperback)
0415774950 (paperback)
9780415774950 (paperback: invalid ISBN)