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By Aarati Kanekar

The goal of this e-book is to show readers to architecture’s pretexts that come with literary narratives, movie, theatre, portray, tune, and formality, as a bridge among various highbrow territories and structure. It introduces a variety of seminal glossy and modern architectural tasks, their state of affairs in the outfitted surroundings, and their highbrow and formal situation/context as pretexts and layout paradigms. Connections among various our bodies of knowledge might be cultivated in addition to the power to posit consequential relationships for the construction of structure. Architecture’s Pretexts seeks to domesticate a imaginative and prescient for structure that sponsors operative hyperlinks among the self-discipline of structure and people outdoors of architecture.


Exploring the works of varied architects together with Guiseppe Terragni, Peter Eisenman, Peter Zumthor, Perry Kulper and Smout Allen, and Rem Koolhaas, this publication presents the framework to knowing structure in the course of the lens of paintings. Key strategies mentioned are: allegories, diagrams, shape, fabric, montage, move, musical ratios, narrative series and illustration. A worthwhile instrument, with over seventy five black and white illustrations, for college kids and execs attracted to interdisciplinary equipment of layout thinking.

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