The Intellectual Life of the Architect
A collection of essays by architects, exploring the influences that shaped their intellectual lives: the cultural context of their upbringing; the architecture and art that marked their aesthetic viewpoints; their reading and acceptance of momentous ideas; their travels; and their significant encounters with noteworthy figures or kindred spirits.
260 x 210 mm
The Intellectual Life of the Architect is a unique collection of intellectual autobiographies written by leading professional and academic architects who have collectively elaborated some significant reforms to the discipline of architecture over the past several decades. By recounting their artistic formations, travels, readings, debates, they candidly explain the very conditions that led to their hard-earned convictions, their agreements or disputes with other schools of thought. Other professionals, academics, and especially students of architecture, stand to benefit from the common experiences of this international group of architects who have developed encompassing views on nature, the city, and her architecture.Purchase on Amazon