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Surface Architecture

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Visually, many contemporary buildings either reflect their systems of production or recollect earlier styles and motifs. This division between production and representation is in some ways an extension of that between modernity and tradition. In this book, David Leatherbarrow and Mohsen Mostafavi explore ways that design can take advantage of production methods such that ...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published February 11th 2005 by MIT Press (MA) (first published 2002)
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A book by one of my favorite professors- David Leatherbarrow. Astute and fresh observations on exterior architecture. I refer to it often.
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Just unbelievably... To anyone in architecture, this book should be a definite read.
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