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2nd Edition

Collage and Architecture

  • Available for pre-order on June 13, 2023. Item will ship after July 4, 2023
ISBN 9780367647940
July 4, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
312 Pages 261 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

Collage and Architecture remains an invaluable resource for students and practitioners as the first book to cover collage as a tool for analysis and design in architecture.

Since entering the contemporary art world over a century ago, collage has profoundly influenced artists and architects throughout the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. In Collage and Architecture, Jennifer A.E. Shields explores its influence, using the artworks and built projects of leading artists and architects, such as Mies van der Rohe, Daniel Libeskind, and Teddy Cruz to illustrate the diversity of collage techniques. This new edition includes: 

  • A stronger focus on contemporary practices, including digital methods
  • New designers and architects, including Marshall Brown, WAI Architecture Think Tank, and Tatiana Bilbao, bringing their methods and work to life
  • An expanded global and diverse perspective of architecture as collage

Collage is an important instrument for analysis and design. Through its 290 color images, this book shows how this versatile medium can be adapted and transformed in your own work.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Collage Methodologies in Architectural Analysis + Design Speculation  1.1 Papier Collé and Found Materials - Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand / Bernhard Hoesli / Eduardo Chillida  1.2 Collage-drawing
[geometric order] - Mies van der Rohe / Daniel Libeskind / Ben Nicholson / James Corner / Mathur/da Cunha [social order] The Metabolists and Associates / Archigram / Superstudio / Rem Koolhaas / time[scape]lab / Nathan Williams   1.3 Photomontage [found - paper] - Nils-Ole Lund / David Wild / Marshall Brown [found – pixel] FELD studio / WAI Architecture Think Tank [constructed] Gordon Matta-Clark / Mary Miss / Miralles Tagliabue (EMBT)   Part 2. Contemporary Practice: Architecture as Collage  2.1 Introduction: Twentieth Century  2.2 Estudio Teddy Cruz + Fonna Forman  2.3 WEISS/MANFREDI  2.4 Point Supreme  2.5 Tatiana Bilbao Estudio

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Jennifer A. E. Shields is an Associate Professor of Architecture at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.