Exercises in Architecture: Learning to Think as an Architect

Exercises in Architecture: Learning to Think as an Architect

Simon Unwin


Architecture is a doing observe. you could research greatly in regards to the workings of structure via analysing examples yet a fuller realizing of its powers and power comes via perform, through attempting to do it...

This e-book bargains scholar architects a chain of workouts that may increase their potential for doing structure. Exercises in Architecture builds on and supplementations the method for architectural research awarded within the author’s prior publication Analysing Architecture (third variation, Routledge, 2009) and tested in his Twenty constructions each Architect should still comprehend (Routledge, 2010). the 3 books taken jointly care for the 3 facets of studying: description, research of examples, and practice.

The publication bargains twelve workouts, every one divided right into a brief sequence of projects aimed toward constructing a specific subject or sector of architectural potential. The routines care for subject matters corresponding to place-making, studying via drawing, framing, mild, , makes use of of geometry, degree environment, eliciting emotional responses, the genetics of element etc.

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