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by Colin Rowe
"Transparency" is a key text and required reading for all students of modern architecture. As members of the 1950s group known as the "Texas Rangers," Colin Rowe and Robert Slutzky tested new methods for teaching and developing architectural design skills. Through their exploration of the common basis of modern art and architecture they identified and elaborated on the con ...more
Paperback, 119 pages
Published March 20th 1997 by Birkhauser
(first published March 19th 1993)
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May 28, 2008 Tedb0t rated it 4 of 5 stars
A lot of runaround for a pretty simple concept; typical of the era of architectural theory--making a bang out of a whimper. Nonetheless, the concept itself is useful and sound IMO, once you actually realize what they're getting at.