Chora 5: Intervals in the Philosophy of Architecture

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The fifth volume in this acclaimed series on the history and philosophy of architecture crosses a wide geographical and temporal range, moving from Greco-Roman antiquity to tenth-century India to contemporary Thailand and New York. The inter-disciplinary essays share a common theme in their reflections on the meaning of 'place' and 'place-making' as a richer alternative to the conceptual abstraction of universal ‘space.’

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About the author (2007)

Alberto Pérez-Gómez is the author of Built Upon Love: Architectural Longing after Ethics and Aesthetics, co-editor of the Chora series, and Saidye Rosner Bronfman Professor and director, post-professional graduate program, architecture, McGill University.

Stephen Parcell is co-editor of the Chora series and associate professor, Dalhousie University.

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