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The Tectonic Sensibility

One of the problems that haunts any discussion of tectonics in architecture (typically defined as the raising of construction to an art form) is that it can often seem like an obvious fallacy is being committed, broadly of the pars pro toto variety. If we become too fixated on the fabric of the building as … Continue reading

Ingold on Making – Agency and Animacy

In his latest collection of essays subtitled ‘Anthropology, Archaeology, Art and Architecture’ [1] Tim Ingold continues his interdisciplinary investigations into the messy world of making. Written in a typically lively, direct and highly accessible style, one of the strengths of Ingold’s approach is the intimate connection between philosophy and field work – you get the … Continue reading

Latest Book

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MACLEOD, S, AUSTIN, T, HALE, J and HO, O, eds., The Future of Museum and Gallery Design: Purpose Process Perception. Abingdon: Routledge 2018.

Latest Article

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HALE, J., "Buildings as Objects and Buildings as ‘Tool-Beings’," in BEDFORD, J., ed., Is There an Object-Oriented Architecture: Engaging Graham Harman, London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2020.

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