Arch+ 50: Legislating Architecture

Publisher Arch+ Verlag

ISBN 9783931435349

Idea Code 16437

We must continually remind ourselves that law originates in conflict, and that such concepts are not static determinations, but rather are constantly being renegotiated. Applying this relationship between law, regulations, and architectural practice, it becomes clear why the work of certain architects has a political dimension. This volume attempts to examine the inherent meaning of societal regulatory systems as these relate to architecture, taking the film directed by Arno Brandlhuber and Christopher Roth, their submission to the 15th Architecture Biennale in Venice, as its point of departure, and presents a broad series of case studies largely based on the work of Alex Lehnerer.

224 p, ills colour & bw, 23 x 30 cm, pb, German/English