January, 2012
ISBN:
9780934951166

Editor

Angelo Bucci

Copy Editors

Table of Contents 

Editorial Note by Kevin Alter and Barbara Hoidn

Foreword by Fernando Lara

Preamble

Introduction

Violence as a Norm

Consituent Elements

In Search of Meaning

Encountering the Place

Four Operations (how to pass through walls)

Conclusion

Bibliography

The Centerline book series is devoted to exploring the built environment through a focus on singular issues pursued in depth. In Centerline 7, for the first time we present a complete translation of Angelo Bucci's doctoral thesis (originally published in Portuguese) about a quintessential modern American city and the lessons it holds for architects.

Centerline 7: Sao Paolo, Reasons for Architecture: the Dissolution of Buildings and How to Pass Through Walls cover