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Architectural Theory

What Comes After Transparency?

Authors: Mical, Thomas

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This book presents the rise and decline of the meta-concept of transparency in architectural theory and practice, from modernity to hypermodernity. It investigates the complex relations around the see-through aesthetic, and the role of unseen and invisible structures for staging transparency as the dominant optics of modernity. It also examines diverse theories and tactics regarding transparency, and tests the concept in a range of works, both built and written. As such, the book introduces readers to new perspectives on space, and to processes for understanding and designing architecture, informed by media-philosophy.

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Thomas Mical is Professor of Architectural Theory, and Head of School of Art & Design at The Auckland University of Technology. He completed his M. Arch. At the Harvard GSD, and his PhD in Architectural Theory at Georgia Institute of Technology College of Architecture. He was recently a Visiting Senior Fellow at the London School of Economics Department of Media and Communications (2015) and is Visiting Professor in Architectural Theory at Tongji University (2017).

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  • ISBN 978-981-10-6928-4
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Softcover ca. 51,99 €
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  • Due: March 23, 2020
  • ISBN 978-981-10-6927-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Architectural Theory
Book Subtitle
What Comes After Transparency?
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Architectural Design and Technology
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-6928-4
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-6927-7
Series ISSN
2199-580X
Edition Number
1
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