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1989

Architectural History and Criticism

Architecture

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Towards The Poetic, Noel Brady May 1989

Towards The Poetic, Noel Brady

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The thesis purports to build a theory for the analysis and synthesis of architecture. It identifies a poetic strutcure which contextualises the production of arhcitecture while aspiring towards universal themes of dwelling and belonging. Using a number of case studies it uses deep reading of the artefacts to confirm the theoretical concepts.


The Marcel Breuer Papers And Michael Ventris: A Biographical Note, Isabelle Hyman Apr 1989

The Marcel Breuer Papers And Michael Ventris: A Biographical Note, Isabelle Hyman

The Courier

This article provides some biographical insights into the life of the famous architect and classicist Michael Ventis (who gained fame for helping to decipher the Mycenaen script Linear B). The facts are gleaned from correspondence between Michael, his mother Dorothea, and the architect Marcel Breuer, who designed her apartment. The letters are preserved in the Marcel Breuer Papers in the Syracuse University Special Collections.