March 2018


«Architecton: proceedings of higher education» № 45 March 2014

Architectural critique

Shvets Anna V.

PhD student,
Department of Theory of Architecture and Professional Communications.
Research supervisor: Associate Professor I.V. Tarasova, PhD. (Architecture).
Ural State Academy of Architecture and Arts,
Ekaterinburg, Russia, e-mail: eremina_shvec@inbox.ru  

Tarasova Irina V.

PhD. (Architecture), Associate Professor, Dean of Architecture.
Ural State Academy of Architecture and Arts,
Ekaterinburg, Russia, e-mail: LITICIAS@yandex.ru  


The article presents the results of studying and analyzing the fundamental work of the American professor of architecture and practicing architect Wayne Osborn Attoe entitled "Architecture and Critical Imagination" published in 1978, specifically, groups of architectural criticism methods proposed by this author. Special attention is given to the method of doctrinal criticism, which is one of the main in the standard group of methods. Tools for assessing architectural objects used within the doctrinal method of architectural criticism are proposed, and relationship between the theoretical postulates of W.Attoe with domestic theoretical developments in the field of architectural criticism is highlighted.

Key words: architectural criticism, doctrinal method, critical assessment, interpretation in architecture


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Russian text of this article

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