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Architectural History Retold

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        StatementTaylor & Francis Group
        PublishersTaylor & Francis Group
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        LC Classifications2015
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 118 p. :
        Number of Pages62
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        ISBN 10nodata
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"We're going to buy everybody in the office a copy! The author is an academic and journalist with three decades of experience in introducing students to architectural history. Miles of factory-made, ever more efficient, ever cheaper components sliding and slotting effortlessly into place in the sunshine of a moment have in reality remained a dream.

That was the original title of the book — The Unauthorised Biography of Architecture. This might be the first question for the architect to ask the no doubt fraught authorities who try and run the damn thing, utilising their full gamut of conceptual armour, experience and worldly knowledge, if they had been foolish enough to accept the commission in the Architectural History Retold place.

When I look around schools of architecture I see as many definitions as there are people teaching the subject. The statistics were monumental, Dickens noting the 400 tons of Architectural History Retold, 34 miles of guttering tube, 205 miles of sash-bar and so on. At least with this book they can see someone making value judgements. I'm also highly amused, because when you take on giants you tend to have to tread carefully, and this is not something Patrik is known for, especially recently.

PD: I do have a beef with this thing about what architecture is, and the book is an attempt to explain it.

Society of Architectural Historians

SAH Supports the Listing of the James R. You can't blame developers for making money, but you can encourage architects to take lessons from Mies van de Rohe, who managed to broker that piazza on Madison Avenue and who certainly understood his gross to net.

When is a wall a wall? And I thought that was plainly wrong — there should be an overview. By the early 1990's, the title 'Architect' was fundamentally challenged, and it took a big fight back, including a whole raft of prescriptions from the RIBA as far as education was concerned, to steady the ship.

The book is based on Architectural History Retold successful entry-level course which has used the same unstuffy approach to break down barriers to understanding and engagement and inspire generations of students. 'Old Fred' has so much to offer I can go on thinking about him for days.

" - Clive Sall, Clive Sall Architecture, London, UK "Paul Davies' erudite and sometimes misanthropic insights into architectural culture have entertained me for 25 years.

It was faced on the one side with the graffiti of freedom, and one the other by the killing zone, and brought down, in just one night, not just by a hoard of people, but by a media that had chivvied away at it for years, so now you might piss against in a Las Vegas casino. The author is an academic and journalist with three decades of experience in introducing students to architectural history.

There's also one in eastern Berlin which, as the actual Architectural History Retold of the Stassi, is almost invisible within the urban grain. In reality sic it's just another version of shopping, and there is a lot of shopping in the IWM, and going home happily with a 'Don't Panic' mug is certainly in the interests of the powers that be; historically not so much as anti-war as pro-patriotism.