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  1. says:

    Colin Rowe and Fred Koetter were both influential architects and theorists Rowe is known for making unconventional comparisons between cultural events and ideas a practice that is evident in Collage City Collage City was p

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    You have to keep looking up in a dictionary and keeping research otherwise it will be mass

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    Wow; I didn't think collages were that complicated to explain A fascinating read by a brilliant mind that doesn't dumb down his thoughts at all Really lucky I've been re reading philosophy and have a good vocabulary and a decent handle on art

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    Having read Rowe's three volumes of As I Was Saying and being generally comfortable with architectural theory at an amateur level as a practising landscape architect I was optimistic about this book at the beginning and disappointed by the end Rowe will often reward your efforts in reading his text which reuire

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    Utopia as metaphos and Collage City as prescription these opposites involving the guarantees of both law and freedom should surely constitute the dialectic of the future rather than any total surrender either to scientific 'certainties' or the simple vagaries of the ad hoc The disintegration of modern architecture seems to call for such a strategy; an enlightened pluralism seems to invite; and possibly even

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    Well for one of the first times not only did I feel stupid but I hated reading this Maybe that makes me a bad architecture student I think in general I'm much better at reading fiction than non fiction but in this case the s

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    As I'm currently employed by one of the authors all I can say is terrific read timely important transformative no

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    This is probably the most worthwhile book I've ever read when it comes to understanding the current post modern debate surrounding cities Although it was written nearly 50 years ago it is no less valid today For anyone even vaguely interested i

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    I knew I needed to read this from front to back but that didn't make it any easier to get through

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    Difficult to get through and not very fun

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Collage City

The architect planner in an urban context The authors rejecting the grand utopian visions of total planning. Well for one of the first times not only did I feel stupid but I hated reading this Maybe that makes me a bad architecture student I think in general I m much better at reading fiction than non fiction but in this case the subject matter was pretty uninteresting mostly because I think I actually understood about 4% of the book It was a little sad because the book has some great pictures of neat places with cool ideas that light up even when just placed side by side Every once in a while something would spark my interestunderstanding the foxes versus hedgehogs the discussion of main street posing Ithaca against Disney etc My guess is that to get out of this one you would need a lot of time to look up each foreign concept or a pretty good background in philosophy which I certainly don t have nor really wish to have I think it comes back to the idea the humans understand in small steps not large leaps I just didn t have any steps close enough to stretch to meet this one Road-map to the Indians Treasure even when just placed side by side Every once in a while something would spark my interestunderstanding the foxes versus hedgehogs the discussion of main street posing Ithaca against Disney Green dog trumpet and other stories etc My guess is that to get out of this one you would need a lot of time to look up Identity each foreign concept or a pretty good background in philosophy which I certainly don t have nor really wish to have I think it comes back to the idea the humans understand in small steps not large leaps I just didn t have any steps close Cenote enough to stretch to meet this one

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And total design propose instead a collage city which can accommodate a whole range of utopias in miniature. I knew I needed to read this from front to back but that didn t make it any easier to get through

Read & download Î PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ß Colin Rowe

This book is a critical reappraisal of contemporary theories of urban planning and design and of the role of. You have to keep looking up in a dictionary and keeping research otherwise it will be mass

  • Paperback
  • 192
  • Collage City
  • Colin Rowe
  • English
  • 15 April 2018
  • 9780262680424

About the Author: Colin Rowe

Colin Rowe was a British born American naturalised architectural historian critic theoretician and teacher; acknowledged as a major intellectual influence on world architecture and urbanism in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond particularly in the fields of city planning regeneration and urban design During his life he taught briefly at the University of Texas at Austin an