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The architecture reader : essential writings from Vitruvius to the present / edited by A. Krista Sykes.

Contributor(s): Sykes, Krista
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York George Braziller Publishers 2007Edition: 1st edDescription: 333 p. ill. 23 cmISBN: 0807615803 (pbk.); 9780807615805 (pbk.); 080761579X (hardback); 9780807615799 (hardback)Subject(s): Architecture | Architectural criticism | Design | Architecture | Arkitekturkritik | Arkitektur | DesignDDC classification: 720 Other classification: 720 | Ic:d Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
The ten books on architecture / Vitruvius (circa 25 B.C.E.) -- The book of Suger, Abbot of St.-Denis, on what was done under his administration and The other little book on the consecration of the Church of St.-Denis / Abbot Suger (1144-1149) -- On the art of building in ten books / Leon Battista Alberti (1486) -- The four books on architecture / Andrea Palladio (1570) -- Ordonnance for the five kinds of columns after the method of the ancients / Claude Perrault (1683) -- Architecture, essay on art / Etienne-Louis Boullée (1770-84) -- "Style," in Dictionaire raisonné / Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc (1854-68) -- "The tall office building artistically considered" / Louis Sullivan (1896) -- "In the cause of architecture" / Frank Lloyd Wright (1908) -- "Ornament and crime" / Adolf Loos (1908) -- "Manifesto of Futurist architecture" / Antonio Sant'Elia (1914) -- The architecture of humanism / Geoffrey Scott (1914) -- Towards a new architecture / Le Corbusier (1923) -- "Five points towards a new architecture" / Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret (1926) -- "Principles of Bauhaus production" / Walter Gropius (1926) -- The International Style: architecture since 1922 / Henry-Russell Hitchcock and Philip Johnson (1932) -- "Designing a new industry" / R. Buckminster Fuller (1946) -- "The seven crutches of modern architecture" / Philip Johnson (1955) -- "Form and design" / Louis Kahn (1961) -- Untitled thoughts on place and occasion / Aldo van Eyck (1962) -- Editorial from Archigram 3 / Peter Cook and Warren Chalk (1963) -- Complexity and contradiction in architecture / Robert Venturi (1966) -- The architecture of the city / Aldo Rossi (1966) -- "Learning from Pop" / Denise Scott Brown (1971) -- Architecture for the poor / Hassan Fathy (1973) -- "Post-functionalism" / Peter Eisenman (1976) -- "Why post-modernism?" / Charles Jencks (1978) -- "Classicism is not a style" / Demetri Porphyrios (1983) -- "The geometry of feeling: the phenomenology of architecture" / Juhani
Pallasmaa (1985) -- "De -, dis -, ex -" / Bernard Tschumi (1989) -- "Bigness or the problem of large" Rem Koolhaas (1993) -- "Proof of things invisible" / Daniel Libeskind (1997) -- Animate form / Greg Lynn (1999) -- "The architecture of the future" / Norman Foster (1999) -- "The hero of Hale County" / Samuel Mockbee, interview by Andrea Oppenheimer Dean (2001) -- "This book is not a tree," in Cradle to cradle / William McDonough and Michael Braungart (2002) -- "General agreement on architecture and related matters" / Andrés Duany (2003) -- "Architecture and intuition" / Frank Gehry (2003) -- "Going public" / Sarah Whiting (2003) -- "The poisonous mixture" / Shumon Basar (2004)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-333)

The ten books on architecture / Vitruvius (circa 25 B.C.E.) -- The book of Suger, Abbot of St.-Denis, on what was done under his administration and The other little book on the consecration of the Church of St.-Denis / Abbot Suger (1144-1149) -- On the art of building in ten books / Leon Battista Alberti (1486) -- The four books on architecture / Andrea Palladio (1570) -- Ordonnance for the five kinds of columns after the method of the ancients / Claude Perrault (1683) -- Architecture, essay on art / Etienne-Louis Boullée (1770-84) -- "Style," in Dictionaire raisonné / Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc (1854-68) -- "The tall office building artistically considered" / Louis Sullivan (1896) -- "In the cause of architecture" / Frank Lloyd Wright (1908) -- "Ornament and crime" / Adolf Loos (1908) -- "Manifesto of Futurist architecture" / Antonio Sant'Elia (1914) -- The architecture of humanism / Geoffrey Scott (1914) -- Towards a new architecture / Le Corbusier (1923) -- "Five points towards a new architecture" / Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret (1926) -- "Principles of Bauhaus production" / Walter Gropius (1926) -- The International Style: architecture since 1922 / Henry-Russell Hitchcock and Philip Johnson (1932) -- "Designing a new industry" / R. Buckminster Fuller (1946) -- "The seven crutches of modern architecture" / Philip Johnson (1955) -- "Form and design" / Louis Kahn (1961) -- Untitled thoughts on place and occasion / Aldo van Eyck (1962) -- Editorial from Archigram 3 / Peter Cook and Warren Chalk (1963) -- Complexity and contradiction in architecture / Robert Venturi (1966) -- The architecture of the city / Aldo Rossi (1966) -- "Learning from Pop" / Denise Scott Brown (1971) -- Architecture for the poor / Hassan Fathy (1973) -- "Post-functionalism" / Peter Eisenman (1976) -- "Why post-modernism?" / Charles Jencks (1978) -- "Classicism is not a style" / Demetri Porphyrios (1983) -- "The geometry of feeling: the phenomenology of architecture" / Juhani

Pallasmaa (1985) -- "De -, dis -, ex -" / Bernard Tschumi (1989) -- "Bigness or the problem of large" Rem Koolhaas (1993) -- "Proof of things invisible" / Daniel Libeskind (1997) -- Animate form / Greg Lynn (1999) -- "The architecture of the future" / Norman Foster (1999) -- "The hero of Hale County" / Samuel Mockbee, interview by Andrea Oppenheimer Dean (2001) -- "This book is not a tree," in Cradle to cradle / William McDonough and Michael Braungart (2002) -- "General agreement on architecture and related matters" / Andrés Duany (2003) -- "Architecture and intuition" / Frank Gehry (2003) -- "Going public" / Sarah Whiting (2003) -- "The poisonous mixture" / Shumon Basar (2004)

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