The Feeling of Things
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The Feeling of Things

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This is a superb collection of essays focusing on contemporary architecture, from one of its leading British figures. Throughout his career, Adam Caruso - a leading figure in contemporary British architecture, and one half of celebrated London-based architectural firm Caruso St John - has continued to develop his writing and research, focusing his thoughts on the architectural practice and prominent figures of the Modern Movement. "The Feeling of Things" brings together a number of Caruso's writings (1997-2008) through which he reveals a new way to see and experience the radical approach to contemporary architecture of the Modern Movement.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 98 pages
  • 157.48 x 223.52 x 12.7mm | 272.15g
  • EDICIONES POLIGRAFA
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • English
  • black & white photographs throughout
  • 8434311860
  • 9788434311862
  • 29,100

About Adam Caruso

Adam Caruso was Professor of Architecture at the University of Bath, 2002-2004. He is currently Visiting Professor on the Cities Programme at the London School of Economics.show more

Review Text

Adam Caruso is not only a member, together with Peter St John, of the London-based architecture office Caruso St John but also a prolific author who has focused his thoughts on the practice of architecture and who has taken a new look at some of the leading figures of the so-called “other tradition” in the Modern Movement. In “Sigurd Lewerentz and a material basis for form” (1997), “The Tyranny of the New” (1998), “The Feeling of Things” (1999), “The Emotional City” (2000), and “Towards an Ontology of Construction” (2002), we find a new perception of the radical approach adopted in modern and contemporary architecture.show more

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