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Architecture

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historia de la arquitectura latinoamericana

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  1. Henri Lefebvre has considerable claims to be the greatest living philosopher. His work spans some sixty years and includes original work on a diverse range of subjects, from dialectical materialism to architecture, urbanism and the experience of…
  2. This article has become one of the classic references in the literature of the built environment and associated fields, having been cited in articles over 40 times since 1980 (25 years after publication) and an unrecorded number of times in books or…
  3. Michel de Certeau considers the uses to which social representation and modes of social behavior are put by individuals and groups, describing the tactics available to the common man for reclaiming his own autonomy from the all-pervasive forces of…
  4. Challenging and rewarding in equal measure, Phenomenology of Perception is Merleau-Ponty's most famous work. Impressive in both scope and imagination, it uses the example of perception to return the body to the forefront of philosophy for the first…
  5. The aim of this book is "to begin with architecture, and to outline a new theory and method for the investigation of society-space relation... First it attempts to build a conceptual model within which the relation can be investigated on the basis…
  6. Why does the word design owe its origin to Latin and not Greek roots? Where do the limits of the human mind lie? How does ambiguity enter the deterministic world of computation? Who was Parmenides and why is his philosophy still puzzling today? This…
  7. Taking its inspiration from biology, digital morphogenesis operates through a logic of optimisation. Departing from the notion of architecture primarily as form-finding that privileges appearance, Neil Leach describes how morphogenesis places…

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