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Experimental architecture.

Author: Peter Cook
Publisher: New York, Universe Books [1970]
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cook, Peter, 1936-
Experimental architecture.
New York, Universe Books [1970]
(OCoLC)560872100
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Cook
ISBN: 0876631308 9780876631300
OCLC Number: 102184
Description: 160 pages illustrations, map 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Contexts for experiment: Ambiguities --
Techniques and understanding --
Three choices --
Futurism --
and the future that happened --
Heritage --
Six current orthodoxies --
2. Experiment is an inevitable: the force of ideas and technologies --
The logic of production --
The value of the object --
The value of the constituents --
The opportunity of the material --
The opportunity of technology --
3. National context and international pressure: Temperament and filters --
The Austrian phenomenon --
Japan and the emergence from concrete --
American paradoxes --
Italy and hypersensitivity --
France and the tradition of gesture --
Germany: where experiment is most respectable --
England: of continuity and infiltration --
4. The rise and disintegration of the city --
5. The world is a village or a cushion: Man in his container on the edge --
Cars and the soft network --
A popular pak --
Five possible futures --
6. The future of architecture lies in the brain: Things happening --
Visions and stimulants --
Symbiosis --
Metamorphosis --
And meanwhile --
fun places --
See-saw.

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