Architecture and Field/Work Book

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Architecture and Field/Work Book

Architectural Publication

28 Oct 2010

Architecture and Field/Work Book

Hosted by the editors of Architecture and Field/Work – Suzanne Ewing, Jérémie McGowan, Chris Speed, Victoria Clare Bernie

29 Oct 2010

The Lorimer Room, Old College Quadrangle, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Refreshments, images and tales from the editing field

Opportunity to view and purchase the book, published 08.10.10

The 6th volume in the Routledge/Architectural Humanities Research Association Critiques Series

Architecture and Field/Work Book
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Architecture and Field/Work

“Positioned at a point of interchange between the disciplines of architecture and anthropology, this book is the first to identify and to critique key terms, techniques, methodologies and habits comprising our understanding of fieldwork in architecture. In the wider context of interdisciplinary spatial practice, this book explores the potential of the term ‘field’ and offers insight into how future research in architectural design and other practice‐led disciplines might make productive links between academia and design professions.

Essays by established and emerging international scholars are arranged into three parts introduced by the editors, which move from Practices to Site to Techniques, and are interspersed with Field Notes by experienced voices: Andrea Kahn (New York), Alan Dein (London) and Can Altay (Istanbul) with an Afterword by Jane Rendell (London). For academics and reflective practitioners in architecture, art history, theory, landscape and urbanism, this book offers a reassessment of methodologies, forms of aesthetic production and creative activity in architectural design, theory, practice.“

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