The everyday and architecture

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 31, 1998 - Architecture - 96 pages
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A book celebrating the aspects of the buildings in which we live and work.

Architectural criticism and inquiry traditionally focuses on the monumental, but this refreshing book focuses on the often overlooked subject of ordinary structures and how we live in and use them. Features essays and projects by Rem Koulhaas, Gunter Beknish, Michael Marriott, and Ben Kelly, among others.

Sarah Wigglesworth (London, England) is principal of Sarah Wigglesworth Architects and senior lecturer at Kingston University. Jeremy Till (London, England) is senior lecturer and sub-dean of the Faculty of the Built Environment at the University College London. Both authors were Fulbright Fellows in 1991.

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Jeremy Till is Dean of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Westminster and a partner at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects. Their projects include the pioneering 9 Stock Orchard Street (The Strawbale House and Quilted Office), winner of multiple awards. He represented Britain at the 2006 Venice Architecture Biennale.