Studies in Tectonic Culture has ratings and 5 reviews. “Kenneth Frampton’s book [new book] approaches a very important issue for understanding the. Review: Studies in Tectonic Culture: The Poetics of Construction in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Architecture by Kenneth Frampton, John Cava. The book Studies in Tectonic Culture is a rethinking of the entire modern architectural tradition. The notion of tectonics as employed by Kenneth Frampton .
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The Poetics of Space Gaston Bachelard. Return to Book Page. Nico rated it it was amazing Feb 25, The notion of tectonics as employed by Kenneth Frampton – the focus on architecture as a constructional craft – constitutes a direct challenge to current mainstream thinking on the artistic limits of postmodernism, and frrampton a convincing alternative. Garden City Mega City: Architecture from the Outside Elizabeth Grosz. Frampton is a permanent resident of the USA.
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He clarifies the various turns that structural engineering and tectonic imagination have taken in the work of such architects as Perret, Wright, Kahn, Scarpa, and Mies, and shows how both constructional form and material character were integral to an evolving architectural expression of their work.
Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? Table of contents Introduction – reflections on the scope of the tectonic; Greco-Gothic and neo-Gothic – the Anglo-French origins of tectonic form; the rise of the tectonic – core form and art form in the German Enlightenment, ; Frank Lloyd Wright and the text-tile tectonic; Auguste Perret and classical rationalism; Mies van der Rohe – avant-garde and continuity; Louis Kahn – modernization and the New Monumentality, ; Jorn Utzon – transcultural form and the tectonic metaphor; Carlo Scarpa and the adoration of the joint; postscriptum – the tectonic trajectory, ; the owl of Minerva – an epilogue.
But to establish this continuity doesn’t simply mean to accept pure constructive determinism, and Frampton’s book helps us to comprehend that beside whatever technical discovery there is always the architect’s effort to produce form.
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Jan 10, Michael rated it it was amazing Shelves: But to establish this continuity doesn’t simply mean to accept pure constructive determinism, and Frampton’s book helps us to comprehend that beside whatever technical discovery there is always the architect’s effort to produce form.
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Constructing a New Agenda for Architecture A. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. He clarifies the various turns that structural engineering and tectonic imagination have taken in the work of such architects as Perret, Wright, Kahn, Scarpa, and Mies, and shows how both constructional form and material character were integral to an evolving architectural expression of their work.