Decoding Theoryspeak: An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Theory

1st Edition

Enn Ots

Routledge
Published September 15, 2010
Reference - 240 Pages
ISBN 9780415778305 - CAT# Y101352

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Summary

Existentialism; Urbanism; Aporia; Deontic; Tabula Rasa; Hyperspace; Heterotopia; Metareality; Structuralism…

What does it all mean?

The unique language used in architectural theory – both in speech and writing – can appear daunting and confusing, particularly to new architectural students.

Decoding Theoryspeak provides an accessible guide to the specialized language of contemporary design for the next generation of thinkers, architects and design leaders. It includes:

  • definitions of over 200 terms
  • clear cross-references
  • illustrations throughout.

It is an essential pocket-sized resource for students and practitioners alike.

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