The Other Architect

To find another way of building architecture, we have to be willing to broaden our understanding of what architecture is and what architects can do. From a set of varied approaches drawn from many people, places, and times, the other architect emerges: searching for different operating models, aiming for collaborative strategies, introducing strange concepts, and experimenting with new kinds of tools. Reading and analyzing these traces reminds us that architecture has the potential to do more than resolve a given set of problems: it can establish what requires attention today.

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Further Reading #4

Selected references from the essays of The Other Architect

Mirko Zardini, “Crestomazia decarliana: Decarlian Anthology,” Lotus International 86 (September 1995): 94 – 117.
Rem Koolhaas, “A Brief History of OMA,” in Content (Cologne: Taschen, 2004), 44.

Okwui Enwezor, “Terminal Modernity: Rem Koolhaas’s Discourse on Entropy,” in Véronique Patteeuw ed., Considering Rem Koolhaas and the Office of Metropolitan Architecture: What is OMA (Rotterdam: NAi Publishers, 2003), 119.
Lucia Allais, “The Real and the Theoretical,” Perspecta 42 (2010): 27 – 41.

Michael Sorkin, “Reforming the Institute,” The Village Voice, 30 April 1985, 102, republished in Exquisite Corpse: Writing on Buildings (New York: Verso, 1991), 110 – 113.
Isabelle Doucet, “Counter-projects and the Postmodern User,” in Use Matters: An Alternative History of Architecture, ed. Kenny Cupers (London: Routledge, 2013), 233 – 247.
Alison B. Hirsch, “Facilitation and/or Manipulation? Lawrence Halprin and ‘Taking Part,’” Landscape Journal, January 1, 2012 vol. 31 no. 1-2, 117 – 134.
“Designing on TV : Charles Moore and Chad Floyd Prove It Can Be Done,” Architectural Record (December 1979): 101.
Thomas Keenan and Eyal Weizman, Mengele’s Skull: The Advent of a Forensic Aesthetics (Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2012), 28.
Cedric Price, “Life-Conditioning,” Architectural Design 36 (October 1966): 483 – 494.
Henderson Downing, “Between Tradition and Oblivion: Notes on Art Net and the AA Film Archive,” AA Files 55 (Summer 2007): 42.
Andrea Branzi “The Abolition of School,” Casabella 373 (January 1973)
Tim Ostler, “Getting It Taped,” Building Design 745 (28 June 1985): 18.
Ellen Shoshkes, “Martin Meyerson and Jaqueline Tyrwhitt and the Global Exchange of Planning Ideas,” Journal of Planning History 9 (May 2010): 75 – 94.
Hebert Muschamp, “An Idea of Architecture, an Architecture of Ideas,” The New York Times, 18 June 2000.

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