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Spatial codices: On architecture book design

Spatial codices: On architecture book design

Aling, Michael ORCID: 0000-0002-9714-235X (2016) Spatial codices: On architecture book design. In: RIBA Research Matters 2016, 29th April 2016, Royal Institute of British Architects, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD. (Submitted)

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There is a considerable body of research canonizing the history and development of the architectural book, particularly between the mid-sixteenth and mid-twentieth centuries, with OMA/Rem Koolhaas and Bruce Mau’s 1995 S,M,L,XL as an appendix. The majority of this research has focused on books authored by architects and architectural theorists, excluding many significant works that have inspired architecture book production from outside the immediate field. There is also an emphasis on book content over book design, and the future of the architecture book is left unexplored – book futures speculation seemingly the business of media theorists alone.

Item Type: Conference or Conference Paper (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Architecture Books, Artists’ Books, Book Futures, Ergodic Literatures
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts Applied arts Decoration and ornament
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Design (DES)
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