9780870702822

Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture: Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture

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  • ISBN13:

    9780870702822

  • ISBN10:

    0870702823

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/1/1977
  • Publisher: Museum of Modern Art

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Summary

Foreword by Arthur Drexler. Introduction by Vincent Scully.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6(2)
Foreword 8(1)
Introduction 9(4)
Preface 13(3)
1. Nonstraightforward Architecture: A Gentle Manifesto
16(1)
2. Complexity and Contradiction vs. Simplification or Picturesqueness
16(4)
3. Ambiguity
20(3)
4. Contradictory Levels: The Phenomenon of "Both-And" in Architecture
23(11)
5. Contradictory Levels Continued: The Double-Functioning Element
34(7)
6. Accommodation and the Limitations of Order: The Conventional Element
41(4)
7. Contradiction Adapted
45(11)
8. Contradiction Juxtaposed
56(14)
9. The Inside and the Outside
70(18)
10. The Obligation Toward the Difficult Whole
88(18)
11. Works
106(26)
Notes 132(1)
Photograph Credits 133

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