Complexity and contradiction in architecture

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Museum of Modern Art, 1977 - Architecture - 132 pages
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A practicing architect discusses the theoretical background of modern architecture

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Review: Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture

User Review  - John E. Branch Jr. - Goodreads

Though I had read parts of an architectural history, this is probably the first book of architectural theory that I read. It shaped my thinking and sharpened my eye, yet I can't say that it changed my ... Read full review

Review: Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture

User Review  - Rory Hyde - Goodreads

The text opens with "I like...", which I love. Traces a historical narrative of complex and contradictory taste and design that runs counter to reductive modernism. And capped off with examples of VSBA's own work, some skin in the game. A perfectly symmetrical manifesto. Read full review

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Contents

Ambiguity
20
Contradiction Juxtaposed
56
9 The Inside and the Outside
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