Overview:Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation - This book offers a detailed insight into the desire for, and consequences of, precise communications in the daily life of contemporary architectural practice through close readings of constructed architectural details by Sigurd Lewerentz, Caruso St John Architects, Mies van der Rohe and OMA.In the professionalised context of the contemporary architectural profession, precise communications - drawings, specifications, letters, faxes and emails - are charged with the complex task of translating architectural intent into a neutral and quantifiable language which is expected to guarantee an exact match between the architects' intentions and the constructed result. Yet, as any architectural practitioner will know, it is doubtful whether the construction of any architectural project may ever exactly match all written and drawn predictions. This book challenges claims to certainty which have been attributed to such communications from the mid-nineteenth century onwards, and critiques ongoing expectations of certainty in contemporary architectural production.

This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603726795-9780415789615. It was written by the following authors: Elizabeth Bergmann Loizeaux, Mhairi McVicar, Neil Fraistat. Book Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation, which can be read online, published by the company: University of Wisconsin Press, Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Poetry, Photography, Fashion, Language, Criticism, Drama, Reference, Art. The book was published on 2019-05-14 00:00:00. It has 260 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 558 g. File for download Precision in Architecture: Certainty, Ambiguity and Deviation has PDF format and is called precision-in-architecture-certainty-ambiguity-and-deviation.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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