In recent years architectural discourse has witnessed a renewed interest in materiality under the guise of such familiar tropes as 'material honesty, ' 'form finding, ' or 'digital materiality.' As an alternative to a formal approach in architectural design, this book challenges readers to rethink the reverie of materials in architecture through an examination of historical precedent, architectural practice, literary sources, philosophical analyses and everyday experience. Focusing on matter as the premise of an architectas imagination, each chapter identifies and graphically illustrates how material imagination defines the conceptual premises for making architecture.Semi, Franca, A Lezione con Carlo Scarpa (Venice: Cicero, 2010). Teuber, Dirk, a intuition und genie: ... nOtes 1 italo Calvino, Under the Jaguar Sun (orlando, 1988), p. 78. 2 in a United States 1940 manual for technical drawing, this type of line is called a astraight line for technical sketching.aWhile the instructions of theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Material Imagination|
|Author||:||Dr Matthew Mindrup|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2015-01-28|