Architecture of the Absurd: How "Genius" Disfigured a Practical Art

Architecture of the Absurd: How "Genius" Disfigured a Practical Art

By: John Silber (author)Hardback

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John Silber offers a volume of spirited criticism of contemporary architecture, dividing well-known building designers into architects, who keep in mind the users of a building, and the artistes, who are self-indulgent and keep their own fame in mind.

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JOHN SILBER was the president of Boston University for twenty-five years and is an internationally recognised authority on ethics, the philosophy of law and the philosophy of Kant. In 2002 he was named an honorary member of the AIA.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/10/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781593720278
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9781593720278
  • weight: 540
  • ISBN10: 1593720270

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