Investigations in Architecture and Literature
> New methods to understand and create architectural and urban places
> On written language as a crucial element of architecture culture
> With contributions by Alberto Pérez-Gómez, Wim van den Bergh, Katja Grillner, Bart Keunen, Wim Cuyvers, Susana Oliveira, and selected authors of the ‘Writingplace’ conference
The book Writingplace: Investigations in Architecture and Literature marks a step forward in an emerging debate on literary means in architecture. It offers a series of refl ections on written languageas a crucial element of architecture culture, and on the potential of usingliterary methods in architectural and urban research, education and design.
For everyone interested in the transdisciplinary encounters between architecture and literature, the book offers both theoretical contributions that address notions such as narrative and literary imagination, and contemporary explorations regarding the operability of literary approaches. Writingplace includes contributions by experts in the fi eld such as Bart Keunen, Alberto Pérez Gómez, Wim van den Bergh, Klaske Havik, Katja Grillner and Wim Cuyvers.
ISBN 978-94-6208-281-6 | December 2016 | available | Klaske Havik, Jorge Mejía Hernández, Mike Schäfer, Mark Proosten, Susana Oliveira (eds.) | design: Sanne Dijkstra | English | paperback | 16,6 x 23,8 cm | 256 pages | illustrated (60 full color) | with support from: Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed