Following Norberg-Schulz: An Architectural History Through the Essay Film (Paperback)

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Following Norberg-Schulz examines the life and work of the seminal architectural thinker Christian Norberg-Schulz (1926 - 2000), drawing new attention to his architectural designs and re-examining his acclaimed theoretical work on the phenomenology of architecture and place.
Taking an innovative, experimental approach, the book also explores the potential of the essay-film as a new approach to producing architectural history. Written by an architectural historian who is also a film-maker, its ten chapters are each accompanied by a short documentary film, accessed from within each chapter by a QR code, exploring how to use the medium of film to delve deeper into little-known aspects of Norberg-Schulz's theory of genius loci and the phenomenology of architecture.
Offering an insightful account of the work and theories of a key architectural thinker, Following Norberg-Schulz is also essential reading for those interested in practice-led and design-led research, showing how scholarly research can bridge the text-film gap.

About the Author


Anna Ulrikke Andersen, Post-Doctoral Researcher at the University of Oxford, UK, is a Norwegian architectural historian and filmmaker.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781350248403
ISBN-10: 1350248401
Publisher: Bloomsbury Visual Arts
Publication Date: January 26th, 2023
Pages: 224
Language: English