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  1. Reading Architecture and Culture

    Researching Buildings, Spaces and Documents

    Edited by Adam Sharr

    Architecture displays the values involved in its inhabitation, construction, procurement and design. It traces the thinking of the individuals who have participated in it, their relationships, and their involvement in the cultures where they lived and worked. In this way, buildings, their details,...

    Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Quality Out of Control

    Standards for Measuring Architecture

    Edited by Allison Dutoit, Juliet Odgers, Adam Sharr

    Formerly grounded in values of craftsmanship, in the skilled making of products, ‘quality’ is now associated with the management of administrative or technical processes. Its appreciation, once based in the exercise of individual judgement and taste, is now often founded on supposedly...

    Published January 4th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Heidegger for Architects

    By Adam Sharr

    Series: Thinkers for Architects

    Informing the designs of architects as diverse as Peter Zumthor, Steven Holl, Hans Scharoun and Colin St. John Wilson, the work of Martin Heidegger has proved of great interest to architects and architectural theorists. The first introduction to Heidegger’s philosophy written specifically for...

    Published October 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  4. Primitive

    Original Matters in Architecture

    Edited by Jo Odgers, Flora Samuel, Adam Sharr

    This innovative edited collection charts the rise, fall and possible futures of the word primitive. The word primitive is fundamental to the discipline of architecture in the west, providing a convenient starting point for the many myths of architecture's origins. Since the almost legendary 1970s...

    Published August 16th 2006 by Routledge

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