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From models to drawings : imagination and representation in architecture

Author: Marco Frascari; Jonathan Hale; Bradley Starkey
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Critiques.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Addressing the vital role of the imagination in the critical interpretation of architectural representations, this volume challenges the contemporary tendency for computer-aided drawings to become mere 'models' for imitation in the construction of buildings.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marco Frascari; Jonathan Hale; Bradley Starkey
ISBN: 9780415431132 0415431131 9780415487986 0415487986
OCLC Number: 122337979
Description: xvii, 289 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Questions of representation: the poetic origin of architecture / Alberto Pérez-Gómez --
A reflection on paper and its virtues within the material and invisible factures of architecture / Marco Frascari --
Imagination and architectural representations / Nader El-Bizri --
Drawing Adam's navel : the problem of disegno as creative tension between the visible and knowledgeable / Raymond Quek --
Drawn to scale : the imaginative inhabitation of architectural drawings / Paul Emmons --
The cultural context of design and the corporeal dynamism of drawing as the foundations for the imagination of construction / Qi Zhu --
Architecture's twinned body : building and drawing / Federica Goffi --
Translucent and fluid : Piranesi's impossible plan / Teresa Stoppani --
Contemplating the unfinished / Nicholas Temple and Soumyen Bandyopadhyay --
Le Corbusier's spirals : figural planning and technique in architectural design / Antony Moulis --
Forms in the dark : nature, waste and digital imitation / Richard Coyne --
Concealment, delay and topology in the creation of wondrous drawing / Donald Kunze --
A digital renaissance : reconnecting architectural representation and cinematic visual effects / Mathanraj Ratinam --
Drawing air : the visual culture of bio-political imaging / David Gissen --
"Higher" being and "higher" drawing : Claude Bragdon's "fourth dimension" and the use of computer technology in design / Christina Malathouni --
Seeing time/writing place / Jane Rendell --
Marks in space : thinking about drawing / Judith Mottram --
Drawing lines of confrontation / Catherine Hamel --
Weather architecture, weather drawing / Jonathan Hill --
Drawing on light / Sam Ridgway --
Post-secular architecture : material, intellectual, spiritual models / Bradley Starkey --
Specifying materials : language, matter and the conspiracy of muteness / Katie Lloyd Thomas --
Architecture as image-space-text / Betty Nigianni --
Acts of imagination and reflection in architectural design / Peg Rawes --
In the corner of perception : spatial experience in distraction / Katja Grillner.
Series Title: Critiques.
Responsibility: edited by Marco Frascari, Jonathan Hale, and Bradley Starkey.
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