Dialectic IV: Architecture at Service

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SKU:
9781939621382
Author:
Utah University
Publisher:
Oro Editions
Publication date:
2016-11-23
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
112
Fourth volume in the Dialectic series. Dialectic IV convenes contributions with new takes on the long held proposition that architects are providers of design services. They service everyone from the status quo all the way to the subaltern. We know well how architects have historically fashioned themselves to be able to procure the most valued building commissions a people have to offer. There are temples, churches, and shrines, palaces and private villas, and surely monuments, state institutions, and corporate headquarters. But how have the members of the same profession managed to fashion themselves as the custodians of the public good?