Architectural History and Spatial Imagination

Chattopadhyay, Swati
January 2014
Perspectives on History;Jan2014, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p32
The article talks about the need for engagement with the history ofarchitecture dealing with the expansion of architectural history and spatial imagination. Topics include digital modeling methods, art history, and development of environmental design. Also discussed are topics such as impacts of poststructuralism, importance of sustainable architecture, and architect's aesthetic judgements.


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