1. Key Texts 3 items
    1. Architectural representation and the perspective hinge - Alberto Pérez-Gómez, Louise Pelletier c1997

      Book Core

    2. The architecture of the city - Aldo Rossi, Peter Eisenman, Diane Ghirardo, Joan Ockman 1982

      Book Core

  2. On close-reading 4 items
    1. Eisenman inside out: selected writings, 1963-1988 - Peter Eisenman c2004

      Book  ‘Aspects of Modernism: Maison Dom-Ino and the Self-Referential Sign’ [1980], pp. 111–20

    2. The urban text - Mario Gandelsonas 1991

      Book 

    3. The mathematics of the ideal villa, and other essays - Colin Rowe 1976

      Book  ‘The Mathematics of the Ideal Villa’ [1947], pp. 1-28.

  3. Lecture Readings 16 items
    1. 1. Introductions 1 item
      1. Selections from key texts above.

         

    2. 2. The City as Locus of Representation 3 items
      1. Essays in Architectural Criticism - Alan Colquhoun August 28, 1985 (Paperback)

        Book 

      2. Giambattista Nolli and Rome: mapping the city before and after the Pianta Grande - Giambattista Nolli, Studium Urbis (Rome, Italy), Giambattista Nolli, imago urbis and Rome 2013, ©2013

        Book  Elsa Lam, ‘Narrative Structures: The Nolli Plan and the Roman Experience’,

    3. 3. Archipelago City 2 items
      1. Practice: architecture, technique and representation - Stan Allen 2009

        Book  Refer “Field Conditions

    4. 4. Analogical City 2 items
      1. Digitised resources 2 items
        1. The architecture of the city - Aldo Rossi, Peter Eisenman, Diane Ghirardo, Joan Ockman 1982

          Book  Refer “Introduction: Urban Artifacts and a Theory of the City,” pp. 20-27: digitised extract available online

        2. Architecture theory since 1968 - K. Michael Hays 2000

          Book  Anthony Vidler, ‘The Third Typology’ [1978 pp. 288–94]. Digitised extract available via online link.

    5. 5. A Grammar of the City 2 items
      1. Toward an architecture - Le Corbusier 2008

        Book  The sections: ‘The Lesson of Rome’, pp. 193-212; and ‘Pure Creation of the Mind’, pp. 213-252

    6. 6. New City 2 items
      1. Brasilia - Tattara, Martino 2011

        Article 

    7. 7. The City as a Critical Project 2 items
      1. No-stop city - Andrea Branzi c2006

        Book  Andrea Branzi, ‘City, Assembly Line of Social Issues: Ideology and Theory of the Metropolis’ [1970], pp. 156–74.

    8. 8. Mega City 2 items
      1. Delirious New York: a retroactive manifesto for Manhattan - Rem Koolhaas 1994

        Book  Refer “Appendix: A Fictional Conclusion,” pp. 293-311.

      2. Small, medium, large, extra-large: Office for Metropolitan Architecture - Rem Koolhaas, Bruce Mau 1997

        Book  Rem Koolhaas, ‘Bigness: Or the Problem of Large [1994]’, pp. 494–516.

  4. Canonical City Plan References 8 items
    1. 1. The Nolli Plan of Rome 1 item
      1. Interactive Nolli Map Website

        Website  Also Giambattista Nolli and Rome: Mapping the City Before and After the Pianta Grande, ed. by Allan Ceen and Ian Verstegen (Rome: Studium Urbis, 2013).

    2. 2. Lúcio Costa’s Pilot Plan for Brasilia 2 items
      1. Brasilia - Tattara, Martino 2011

        Article 

    3. 3. Archizoom’s No-Stop City 2 items
      1. No-stop city - Andrea Branzi c2006

        Book 

    4. 4. Hong Kong 3 items
      1. GeoInfo Map

        Website  This website needs persistence

    5. Schedule 0 items
      Thursday 3 October Introduction: Brief and reading groups Form reading groups. Students assigned city plan. After studying your city by drawing it, you will find or invent a device to negate, subvert or amplify a key element of your city plan. A model will need to be built that combines the device and your city. This will be the “object.”