Re-Reading Perspecta : The First Fifty Years of the Yale Architectural Journal
Robert Am SternISBN: 0262195062; 978-0-262-19506-5;
Book Description Perspecta , the oldest and most respected student-edited architectural journal in the United States, marks its fiftieth anniversary with this selection of influential and provocative pieces published in its pages from the 1950s through the 1990s. The essays and portfolios in Re-Reading Perspecta trace the development of architectural culture and discourse over the past fifty years and bear witness to the influential role played by Perspecta in a time of crucial debate about the function and future of architecture. This monumental collection (with over 700 pages and 900 images) presents the most engaging and stimulating essays published in Perspecta , written by such well-known historians, theorists, and architects as Vincent Scully, Colin Rowe, Roland Barthes, Karsten Harries, K. Michael Hays, Allan Greenberg, Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, John Hejduk, Francesco Dal Co, Bernard Tschumi, and Mark Wigley. Re-Reading Perspecta also...