An Architecture Notebook

By Simon Unwin

© 2000 – Routledge

226 pages

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About the Book

An Architecture Notebook builds on the foundation of Simon Unwin's previous book Analysing Architecture (Routledge, 1997). Using numerous examples, illustrated with clear line drawings, this volume describes and illustrates the many powers attaching to one of the most basic of architectural elements, the wall.

Like its predecessor, An Architecture Notebook is a stimulus to thinking about what one can do with architecture. It also offers an example to student architects of how they might keep their own architecture notebooks, collecting ideas, sorting strategies, generally expanding their understanding of the potential of architecture in changing the world.

Table of Contents

Wall. Wall As Surface. Primitive Built Walls. Artificial Cave. Naked Cave. Expression. Enclosure. Labyrinth. Inhabited Wall. Heat, Sound, Light. Postscript. Select Bibilography and References

About the Author

Simon Unwin is lecturer at the Welsh School of Architecture in Cardiff.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARC013000
ARCHITECTURE / Study & Teaching