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Drawing and Experiencing Architecture - The Evolving Significance of City's Inhabitants in the 20th Century

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How were the concepts of the observer and user in architecture and urban planning transformed throughout the 20th and 21st centuries? Marianna Charitonidou explores how the mutations of the means of representation in architecture and urban planning relate to the significance of city's inhabitants. She investigates Le Corbusier and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's fascination with perspective, Team Ten's interest in the humanisation of architecture and urbanism, Constantinos Doxiadis and Adriano Olivetti's role in reshaping the relationship between politics and urban planning during the postwar years, Giancarlo De Carlo's architecture of participation, Aldo Rossi's design methods, Denise Scott Brown's active socioplactics and Bernard Tschumi's conception praxis.

About the author

Marianna Charitonidou (Dr.-Ing.) is architect engineer and urbanist, historian & theorist of architecture and urbanism, expert in sustainable environmental design and curator. She is principal investigator at Athens School of Fine Arts and founder and principal of Think Through Design Architectural, Urban and Landscape Design Studio. As lecturer at ETH Zurich, she curated the exhibition »The View from the Car: Autopia as a New Perceptual Regime«.

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How were the concepts of the observer and user in architecture and urban planning transformed throughout the 20th and 21st centuries? Marianna Charitonidou explores how the mutations of the means of representation in architecture and urban planning relate to the significance of city's inhabitants. She investigates Le Corbusier and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's fascination with perspective, Team Ten's interest in the humanisation of architecture and urbanism, Constantinos Doxiadis and Adriano Olivetti's role in reshaping the relationship between politics and urban planning during the postwar years, Giancarlo De Carlo's architecture of participation, Aldo Rossi's design methods, Denise Scott Brown's active socioplactics and Bernard Tschumi's conception praxis.

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»The book offers a comprehensive exploration of architectural representations dynamic evolution and their relevance in the contemporary digital age.« Alexandros Daniilidis, Urban Studies, 61/3 (2023) »The volume's discussion offers an appropriate reading textbook and reference for teaching a handful of ideas and concepts that have been essential for the formation of contemporary architectural praxis.« Gevork Hartoonian, https://archithese.ch, 09.02.2023 Besprochen in: www.archisearch.gr, 12.01.2023 www.archdaily.com, 17.01.2023 https://drawingmatter.org, 02.02.2023 https://drawingmatter.org, 13.02.2023 https://drawingmatter.org, 24.02.2023 Newsletter of Le Corbusier Foundation, 2 (2023) Journal of Historiography, 30 (2023), Cezary Was

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Authors Marianna Charitonidou
Publisher Transcript
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 01.11.2022
 
EAN 9783837664881
ISBN 978-3-8376-6488-1
No. of pages 350
Dimensions 152 mm x 24 mm x 227 mm
Weight 540 g
Illustrations Klebebindung, 95 SW-Abbildungen, 15 Farbabbildungen
Series Architekturen
Architekturen 67
Subjects Humanities, art, music > Art > Architecture

Design, Sozial- und Kulturgeschichte, Cultural History, Architecture, Aesthetics, Cultural Theory, architectural history, Urbanism, Design, industrielle und kommerzielle Kunst, Illustration, spatial planning, Urban Theory

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