Architecture Workbook: Design Through Motive

Architecture Workbook: Design Through Motive

By: Peter Cook (author)Hardback

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Organised into 9 parts that highlight a wide range of architectural motives, such as 'Architecture as Theatre', 'Stretching the Vocabulary' and 'The City of Large and Small', the workbook provides inspiring key themes for readers to take their cue from when initiating a design. Motives cover a wide-range of work that epitomise the theme. These include historical and Modernist examples, things observed in the street, work by current innovative architects and from Cook's own rich archive, weaving together a rich and vibrant visual scrapbook of the everyday and the architectural, and past and present.

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Contents

008 Motive 1: Architecture as Theatre 018 Motive 2: Stretching the Vocabulary 054 Motive 3: University Life and its Ironies 100 Motive 4: From Ordinary to Agreeable 128 Motive 5: The English Path and the English Narrative 154 Motive 6: New Places and Strange Bedfellows 186 Motive 7: Can We Learn From Silliness? 210 Motive 8: The City Then The Town 240 Motive 9: On Drawing, Designing, Talking and Building 248 Select Bibliography 249 Index 255 PICTURE Credits

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/02/2016
  • ISBN13: 9781118965191
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781118965191
  • weight: 1040
  • ISBN10: 1118965191

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