Cookies?
Library Header Image
LSE Research Online LSE Library Services

Book review: Fit: an architect’s manifesto

Molloy, Andrew (2013) Book review: Fit: an architect’s manifesto. LSE Review of Books (12 Feb 2013). Website.

[img]
Preview
PDF
Download (104kB) | Preview

Abstract

Fit: An Architect’s Manifesto seeks to fundamentally change how architects and the public think about the task of design. Architect and urbanist Robert Geddes argues that buildings, landscapes, and cities should be designed to fit: fit the purpose, fit the place, fit future possibilities. Andrew Molloy finds that unfortunately Geddes never truly engages with the many ideas from philosophy and sociology which now contribute to architectural theory. An enjoyable read, but one to be read critically.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 LSE Review of Books; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2013 13:22
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2019 00:31
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/52653

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

View more statistics