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Agency : working with uncertain architectures

Author: Florian Kossak
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Critiques, v. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting current thinking from practitioners and scholars from around the world, this book asks for a more active relationship between the humanities, the architectural profession, and society. It considers issues of agency, in particular the role of architectural research as an agency of transformation.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Florian Kossak
ISBN: 9780415566018 0415566010 9780415566025 0415566029 9780203860298 0203860292
OCLC Number: 427644990
Description: xiv, 177 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Agency : working with uncertain architectures / Florian Kossak [and others] --
Activism in Appalachia : Yale architecture students in Kentucky, 1966-69 / Richard W. Hayes --
Environmental and social action in the studio : three live projects along the Elizabeth River / Phoebe Crisman --
Secondary agency : learning from Boris Groys / Dana Vais --
On consensus, equality, experts and good design : an interview with Roberta Feldman and Henry Sanoff / An Architektur and Mathias Heyden --
Acting up : architectural practice as ecological performance / Karin Jaschke --
Ethics and aesthetics : Deleuze, diagrams and sustainability / Stefan White --
The radical potential of architecture / Richard Lister and Thomas Nemeskeri --
Agency, assemblages and ecologies of the contemporary city / Graham Livesey --
Against determination, beyond mediation / Ana Paula Baltazar and Silke Kapp --
Agency and automatism : some strategies of irresponsibilbity in architecture / Michael Chapman --
Interior exile and paper architecture : a spectrum for architectural dissidence / Ines Weizman --
"Air rights" / Helen Mallinson.
Series Title: Critiques, v. 5.
Other Titles: Working with uncertain architectures
Responsibility: edited by Florian Kossak [and others].

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