Oppositions Reader: Selected Essays 1973-1984

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K. Michael Hays
Princeton Architectural Press, 1998 - Architecture - 701 pages
Oppositions, founded in September 1973 and discontinued in 1984, was a journal for ideas and criticism in architecture published by the now-defunct Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies in New York. Editors Peter Eisenman, Kenneth Frampton, and Mario Gandelsonas assembled essays by leading architecture practitioners and theorists. The earliest issues are now collectors' items, and the journal continues to influence each new generation of architects.The Oppositions Reader collects the most important essays from the 11 year history of Oppositions.
 

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Contents

Jorge Silvetti Quatremere de Quincy
25
The Idea of Architecture 400 Vorwarts Kameraden Wir Miissen Alois Riegl
105
Robert Venturi and the Yale Leon Krier 654 On Robert Venturi Denise Scott
135
Criticism and Design 13 Joan Ockman Fred Koetter
155
Reflections on History La arquitectura como oficio 23
427
Maison Dom Martin Pawley 672 The BeauxArts Exhibition
439
The Anthony Vidler
694
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K. Michael Hays is Eliot Noyes Professor of Architectural Theory at Harvard's Graduate School of Design. In 2000 he was appointed the first Adjunct Curator at the Whitney Museum for American Art. He is the author, among other books, of "Modern Architecture and the Posthumanist Subject" (1995) and the editor of "Architecture Theory since 1968" (2000), both published by the MIT Press.

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