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Christopher Hight

In: The SAGE Handbook of Architectural Theory

Chapter 23: Manners of Working: Fabricating Representation in Digital Based Design

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Manners of Working: Fabricating Representation in Digital Based Design
Manners of working: Fabricating representation in digital based design
ChristopherHight

It would be possible, I think, to write a history of western architecture that would have little to do with either style or signification, concentrating instead on the manner of working. A large part of this history would be concerned with the gap between drawing and building. In it drawing would be considered not so much a truck for pushing ideas around from place to place, but as the locale of subterfuges and evasions that one way or another get round the enormous weight of convention that has always been architecture's greatest security and at the same time, its greatest liability. (Robin Evans 1997, 186)

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