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Architecture and Culture: Architecture's Disciplinarity

Architecture and Culture: Architecture's Disciplinarity 6/7 ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURE Architecture and Culture: Introductory Essay Architecture’s Disciplinarity Igea Troiani, Suzanne Ewing and Diana Periton Igea Troiani, Oxford Brookes When the Architectural Humanities Research Association (AHRA) was University. set up in 2003, one of its main aims was to speak up for architecture’s itroiani@brookes.ac.uk particular and varied modes of research. [1] Like all university Suzanne Ewing, University departments in the UK, architecture schools were and are expected to of Edinburgh. Suzanne.ewing@ed.ac.uk produce research that could be validated in some way. But if scientific research aims to solve identifiable problems, much research in the Diana Periton, De Montfort University. discipline of architecture, as in other areas of the arts and humanities, dperiton@dmu.ac.uk is intended instead to deepen cultural understanding, a more open- Keywords: architecture, ended proposition. [2] And if scientific research is usually carried out by discipline, interdisciplinary, teams of researchers together following a pre-planned (and pre-funded) multidisciplinary, undisciplinary approach, research in the arts and the humanities is often carried out by lone individuals, [3] each acting independently, often raising questions Volume 1/Issues 1 and 2 November 2013 rather than answering them, and, in architecture’s case, often testing pp7–20 architecture’s boundaries to ask what architecture might be. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Architecture and Culture Taylor & Francis

Architecture and Culture: Architecture's Disciplinarity

Architecture and Culture: Architecture's Disciplinarity

Architecture and Culture , Volume 1 (1): 14 – Nov 1, 2013

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6/7 ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURE Architecture and Culture: Introductory Essay Architecture’s Disciplinarity Igea Troiani, Suzanne Ewing and Diana Periton Igea Troiani, Oxford Brookes When the Architectural Humanities Research Association (AHRA) was University. set up in 2003, one of its main aims was to speak up for architecture’s itroiani@brookes.ac.uk particular and varied modes of research. [1] Like all university Suzanne Ewing, University departments in the UK, architecture schools were and are expected to of Edinburgh. Suzanne.ewing@ed.ac.uk produce research that could be validated in some way. But if scientific research aims to solve identifiable problems, much research in the Diana Periton, De Montfort University. discipline of architecture, as in other areas of the arts and humanities, dperiton@dmu.ac.uk is intended instead to deepen cultural understanding, a more open- Keywords: architecture, ended proposition. [2] And if scientific research is usually carried out by discipline, interdisciplinary, teams of researchers together following a pre-planned (and pre-funded) multidisciplinary, undisciplinary approach, research in the arts and the humanities is often carried out by lone individuals, [3] each acting independently, often raising questions Volume 1/Issues 1 and 2 November 2013 rather than answering them, and, in architecture’s case, often testing pp7–20 architecture’s boundaries to ask what architecture might be.

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© 2013 Taylor and Francis Group, LLC
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2050-7836
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2050-7828
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10.2752/175145213X13760412749917
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6/7 ARCHITECTURE AND CULTURE Architecture and Culture: Introductory Essay Architecture’s Disciplinarity Igea Troiani, Suzanne Ewing and Diana Periton Igea Troiani, Oxford Brookes When the Architectural Humanities Research Association (AHRA) was University. set up in 2003, one of its main aims was to speak up for architecture’s itroiani@brookes.ac.uk particular and varied modes of research. [1] Like all university Suzanne Ewing, University departments in the UK, architecture schools were and are expected to of Edinburgh. Suzanne.ewing@ed.ac.uk produce research that could be validated in some way. But if scientific research aims to solve identifiable problems, much research in the Diana Periton, De Montfort University. discipline of architecture, as in other areas of the arts and humanities, dperiton@dmu.ac.uk is intended instead to deepen cultural understanding, a more open- Keywords: architecture, ended proposition. [2] And if scientific research is usually carried out by discipline, interdisciplinary, teams of researchers together following a pre-planned (and pre-funded) multidisciplinary, undisciplinary approach, research in the arts and the humanities is often carried out by lone individuals, [3] each acting independently, often raising questions Volume 1/Issues 1 and 2 November 2013 rather than answering them, and, in architecture’s case, often testing pp7–20 architecture’s boundaries to ask what architecture might be.

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Architecture and CultureTaylor & Francis

Published: Nov 1, 2013

Keywords: architecture; discipline; interdisciplinary; multidisciplinary; undisciplinary

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