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By Christopher Hight

A theoretical historical past of anthropomorphism and percentage in glossy structure, this quantity brings into concentration the discourse round share with present difficulties of post-humanism in structure along the recent percentages made to be had via electronic applied sciences.

The ebook examines how the physique and its ordering has served as a important web site of architectural discourse in contemporary a long time, particularly in makes an attempt to reformulate architecture’s dating to humanism, modernism and expertise. not easy a few techniques and different types of architectural historical past and situates present debates inside a broader cultural and technological context, Hight makes complicated rules simply accessible.

Extensively illustrated and written with out educational jargon for an educated yet non-specialized architectural viewers, this e-book elucidates the customarily imprecise debates of avant-garde architectural discourse and layout, whereas demonstrating how those debates have affected daily areas and ideas of structure. consequently, it is going to attract expert architects, teachers and scholars, combining because it does an insightful creation to the elemental problems with architectural heritage and idea over the last fifty years with fullyyt new formulations of what that historical past is and capacity.

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