Ebook [Artificial Light A Narrative Inuiry into the Nature of Abstraction Immediacy and other Architectural Fictions x men] by Keith Mitnick

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  • Artificial Light A Narrative Inuiry into the Nature of Abstraction Immediacy and other Architectural Fictions
  • Keith Mitnick
  • English
  • 09 October 2017
  • 9781568987491

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characters ½ Artificial Light A Narrative Inuiry into the Nature of Abstraction Immediacy and other Architectural Fictions Isting of personal and fictitious anecdotes real and fake photographs and mini essays that addresses prevalent themes in architecture such as immediacy affect abstraction atmosphere realness and banality With a narrative style reminiscent of other unconventional writers on design such as Paul Shepheard Roger Connah and Rebecca Solnit Artificial Light is the beautifully written and visually engaging debut of a dynamic new voice in the world of architectural criticis. This book is a rare treat An engaging insightful interrogation of architectural concepts in the form of a personal memoir Alternating between narrative and theory Mitnick constr

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characters ½ Artificial Light A Narrative Inuiry into the Nature of Abstraction Immediacy and other Architectural Fictions Author Keith Mitnick's first glimpse of an architectural drawing came through the underside of a glass kitchen tableOvercome by the sight of blueprints created for an addition to the family's tract house the young boy spontaneously vomited on his father's shoes Now an architectural professional and educator Mitnick finds himself thinking and writing theoretically about moments like these when architecture makes itself felt immediately and palpably Balanced precario. We seem to understand phenomenal experience in two different and polarized ways rather than as a single dynamic in which one set of preconceptions is continually adjusted and re

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characters ½ Artificial Light A Narrative Inuiry into the Nature of Abstraction Immediacy and other Architectural Fictions Usly betweenpractice and theory Mitnick refuses to put contemplation over experiencearchitectural thinking over making Unconvinced by those who proclaim the death of theory Mitnick maintains that architectural discourse need not disappear entirely; it need only change shape and break free from the tired post structuralist narratives with which it has become associated in the past couple of decadesArtificial Light suggests an alternative type of critical theory cons. Really interesting book A narrative of Keith s life that uestions our assumed understanding of the built world around us I thought it was well written and down to earth Sometime