March 2018


«Architecton: proceedings of higher education» № 48 December 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  


Based on the reading of the book «Architecture and Critical Imagination» by Wayne Attoe, American professor and critic of architecture, the author suggests a method of systemic criticism and proposes tools for evaluating contemporary architectural projects.

Key words: architectural criticism, critical evaluation, interpretation in architecture, the system "Architecture", the system «Author's assessment», critical identification


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Russian text of this article

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