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Architectural Projects of Marco Frascari: The Pleasure of a Demonstration

Ridgway book coverReview of: Architectural Projects of Marco Frascari: The Pleasure of a Demonstration, by Sam Ridgway (Farnham: Ashgate, 2015), ISBN 978-1-4724-4174-4, Hb, pp. 109.

This is a useful collection of commentaries on the fascinating work – both written and built – of the Italian architect and academic Marco Frascari, who died in 2013. Frascari, born in 1945 “under the shadow of the dome of Alberti’s Sant’ Andrea in Mantua,” graduated as an architect from the IUAV in Venice in 1969, initially working in both the design office and the teaching studio of his mentor Carlo Scarpa. After completing his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania…

Please follow the link to read the full review:

Interstices: Journal of Architecture and Related Arts, No. 16, 2016, The Urban Thing

 

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Jonathan Hale is an Associate Professor & Reader in Architectural Theory at the Department of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Nottingham. Currently Head of the research group Architecture, Culture and Tectonics, within the Faculty of Engineering. Research interests include: architectural theory and criticism; phenomenology; the philosophy of technology; the relationship between architecture and the body; museums, digital technologies and architectural exhibitions. Author of numerous articles and books and co-editor of Rethinking Technology: a Reader in Architectural Theory (Routledge, 2007). Founding Chair of the international subject group: Architectural Humanities Research Association (AHRA): http://www.ahra-architecture.org

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Hale, J., Merleau-Ponty for Architects. Abingdon: Routledge (July) 2016.

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