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The Imperfect City: On Architectural Judgment Samir Younaes

The Imperfect City: On Architectural Judgment

Samir Younaes

Published August 2012
ISBN : 9781409446675
Hardcover
266 pages
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When architects judge the success or failure of a building, the range of ways and criteria which can be used for this evaluation causes many contentious and discordant arguments. Proposing that the increase in number and intensity of such argumentsMoreWhen architects judge the success or failure of a building, the range of ways and criteria which can be used for this evaluation causes many contentious and discordant arguments. Proposing that the increase in number and intensity of such arguments threatens to destabilize the very grounds upon which judgment is supposed to rest, this book examines architectural judgment in its historical, cultural, political, and psychological dimensions and their convergence on that most expressive part of architecture, namely: architectural character