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Anonymity and Hidden Mechanisms in Design and Architecture

Anonymity and Hidden Mechanisms in Design and Architecture ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURE Jessica Kelly Contextual and Theoretical Anonymity and Hidden Mechanisms in Studies, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK Design and Architecture jkelly1@uca.ac.uk Keywords: anonymity, Jessica Kelly methodology, historiography, feminism, canon The inside front cover of the 1960 Pelican edition of Nikolaus Pevsner’s Pioneers of the Modern Movement: From William Morris to Walter Gropius featured the following text about the book: Professor Pevsner tells the exciting story of how the efforts of a relatively small group of men lifted our visual concepts away from stale Victorian Historicism and infused them once more with honesty, fitness for purpose, and contemporary expression. He shows how the foundations of the best that surrounds us today was laid then by men who thought and taught as well as designed. Volume 6/Issue 1 March 2018 This short paragraph perpetuated two myths, which were central to pp 5–15 Pevsner’s history and that to some extent continue to dominate the way DOI:10.1080/20507828.2018. 1418234 we think, write and talk about architecture. The first is the myth that architecture is the work of a “small group” of professional men, namely No potential conflict of interest was reported by architects. The second is that architecture is the collection http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Architecture and Culture Taylor & Francis

Anonymity and Hidden Mechanisms in Design and Architecture

Architecture and Culture , Volume 6 (1): 11 – Jan 2, 2018

Anonymity and Hidden Mechanisms in Design and Architecture

Architecture and Culture , Volume 6 (1): 11 – Jan 2, 2018

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ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURE Jessica Kelly Contextual and Theoretical Anonymity and Hidden Mechanisms in Studies, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK Design and Architecture jkelly1@uca.ac.uk Keywords: anonymity, Jessica Kelly methodology, historiography, feminism, canon The inside front cover of the 1960 Pelican edition of Nikolaus Pevsner’s Pioneers of the Modern Movement: From William Morris to Walter Gropius featured the following text about the book: Professor Pevsner tells the exciting story of how the efforts of a relatively small group of men lifted our visual concepts away from stale Victorian Historicism and infused them once more with honesty, fitness for purpose, and contemporary expression. He shows how the foundations of the best that surrounds us today was laid then by men who thought and taught as well as designed. Volume 6/Issue 1 March 2018 This short paragraph perpetuated two myths, which were central to pp 5–15 Pevsner’s history and that to some extent continue to dominate the way DOI:10.1080/20507828.2018. 1418234 we think, write and talk about architecture. The first is the myth that architecture is the work of a “small group” of professional men, namely No potential conflict of interest was reported by architects. The second is that architecture is the collection

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ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURE Jessica Kelly Contextual and Theoretical Anonymity and Hidden Mechanisms in Studies, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK Design and Architecture jkelly1@uca.ac.uk Keywords: anonymity, Jessica Kelly methodology, historiography, feminism, canon The inside front cover of the 1960 Pelican edition of Nikolaus Pevsner’s Pioneers of the Modern Movement: From William Morris to Walter Gropius featured the following text about the book: Professor Pevsner tells the exciting story of how the efforts of a relatively small group of men lifted our visual concepts away from stale Victorian Historicism and infused them once more with honesty, fitness for purpose, and contemporary expression. He shows how the foundations of the best that surrounds us today was laid then by men who thought and taught as well as designed. Volume 6/Issue 1 March 2018 This short paragraph perpetuated two myths, which were central to pp 5–15 Pevsner’s history and that to some extent continue to dominate the way DOI:10.1080/20507828.2018. 1418234 we think, write and talk about architecture. The first is the myth that architecture is the work of a “small group” of professional men, namely No potential conflict of interest was reported by architects. The second is that architecture is the collection

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Published: Jan 2, 2018

Keywords: anonymity; methodology; historiography; feminism; canon

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