Architectural Principles in the Age of Cybernetics by Christopher Hight

By Christopher Hight

A theoretical background of anthropomorphism and percentage in smooth structure, this quantity brings into concentration the discourse round percentage with present difficulties of post-humanism in structure along the hot chances made on hand via electronic applied sciences.

The e-book examines how the physique and its ordering has served as a vital web site of architectural discourse in fresh a long time, specially in makes an attempt to reformulate architecture’s courting to humanism, modernism and know-how. hard a few thoughts and different types of architectural heritage and situates present debates inside a broader cultural and technological context, Hight makes advanced principles simply accessible.

Extensively illustrated and written with out educational jargon for an educated yet non-specialized architectural viewers, this booklet elucidates the usually vague debates of avant-garde architectural discourse and layout, whereas demonstrating how those debates have affected daily locations and ideas of structure. therefore, it's going to attract expert architects, teachers and scholars, combining because it does an insightful advent to the elemental problems with architectural historical past and conception over the last fifty years with completely new formulations of what that heritage is and potential.

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