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Eisenman/Wigley free pdf Beginning in 2003, Mark Wigley and Peter Eisenman sat down each summer with an audience of students to debate issues pertinent to contemporary architecture practice and education. This publication compiles all ten years of the debates and presents them a single edited volume. The discussions were wide-ranging, tackling issues from pedagogy to image production and from architectural style to architecture's place within culture. The cast of characters they invoked was equally expansive--Manfredo Tafuri and Colin Rowe, of course, and a host of historical and contemporary architects (alongside cultural figures like Thomas Pynchon and Steven Colbert). Although often trenchant in their points of disagreement, these debates are marked by a sense of levity and mutual respect as Eisenman and Wigley explore deeply held theoretical concerns and a series of questions about the future of the architectural discipline.

About Victor Eisenman

Peter Eisenman is an architect and theorist who has been an outsized influence on architectural design and pedagogy across the last half-century--whether through his work as founding director of the Institute of Architecture and Urban Studies (which he headed from 1967-1982), his theoretical and often polemical writings, or his many internationally renowned buildings. He is the Charles Gwathmey Professor in Practice at the Yale School of Architecture. Mark Wigley served as the Dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation from 2004-2014. An active historian, curator, and critic, his books include The Architecture of Deconstruction: Derrida's Haunt- White Walls, Designer Dresses: The Fashioning of Modern Architecture- and The Activist Drawing.

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Author : Victor Eisenman
Publisher : GSAPP Books
Data Published : 16 December 2015
ISBN : 188358499X
EAN : 9781883584993
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 300 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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