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Author Wærn, Rasmus, author.

Title What is architecture? : and 100 other questions / Rasmus Wærn & Gert Wingårdh ; photographs by Gerry Johansson ; translation by John Krause.

Publication Info. London : Laurence King Publishing Ltd, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    720 WAE    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    720 WAE    Available
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Description 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 18 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published in Swedish as Vad är arkitektur?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This entertaining and informative book explores the world of architecture through a series of 101 questions and answers that cover a wide range of issues on its practice and theory. There are historical questions, such as "Who was the first architect?" and "Are all churches architecture?" as well as ones that relate to contemporary activity, such as "Have computers changed architecture?" and "How small can a home get?." There are also many that are intriguing and irreverent, such as "Why do architects want to paint the world white?" and "Is Dubai a city?". For each of the questions there is a brief, one-line answer and then a more extended discussion.
Subject Architecture -- Philosophy.
Architecture -- Miscellanea.
Added Author Wingårdh, Gert, 1951- author.
Johansson, Gerry.
Krause, John (Translator).
Added Title Vad är arkitektur? English
ISBN 1780676026
9781780676029 : $14.95

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