A Primer on Theory in Architecture (Paperback)

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A Primer on Theory in Architecture discusses how theory is defined in architecture, how it is identified, its location in larger perspectives or worldviews, its relationships to other areas in architecture, and how it can be constructed. The book explores the definition, elements and characteristics of theory along with subjects associated with theory and how these associations are recognized. In addition, case studies tackle both individual theorists and common approaches to the topic. Aimed at the new student of architectural theory, if you are just beginning to tackle this subject, begin with this book.

About the Author


Karen Cordes Spence, Ph.D., AIA, teaches design studios and theory in architecture. Her work focuses on making these subjects both intriguing and clear for beginning students. Her research also explores the way in which phenomenological interpretations tap into the power of connections able to be made through architecture.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781138912410
ISBN-10: 1138912417
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: December 14th, 2016
Pages: 144
Language: English