Theorizing a New Agenda for Architecture:: An Anthology of Architectural Theory 1965 - 1995 by Kate NesbittTheorizing a New Agenda for Architecture:: An Anthology of Architectural Theory 1965 - 1995 by Kate Nesbitt

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

EditorKate Nesbitt

Paperback | March 15, 1996

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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 inTheorizing 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."

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Title:Theorizing a New Agenda for Architecture:: An Anthology of Architectural Theory 1965 - 1995Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.13 × 6.4 × 1.63 inPublished:March 15, 1996Publisher:Princeton Architectural Press

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ISBN - 10:156898054X

ISBN - 13:9781568980546

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Theorizing a New Agenda for Architecture collects the most significant essays on architectural theory of the last thirty years. Among the paradigms presented are architectural postmodernism, phenomenology, semiotics, poststructuralism, and deconstruction. Nesbitt provides an overview, a thematic structure, and a critical introduction to each essay."This is a thorough and comprehensive introduction to a small but challenging field of intellectual endeavor". -- Colin Davies, Architects' Journal

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This is a thorough and comprehensive introduction to a small but challenging field of intellectual endeavor.Colin Davies,Architects' Journal