The Roles of the Architect: Toward a Theory of Practice

Tom Avermaete, Hans Teerds

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    Abstract

    Today's professional field of architecture is characterised by rapid transformation. This heavily affect the role of the architect both within the building industries as well as in society. This article investigates the professional field, in order to develop a reflection on the role of the architect as it can be 'harvested' from the everyday practices of architects itself.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationOn the Role of the Architect
    Subtitle of host publicationLexicon No 1
    EditorsSalomon Frausto
    Place of PublicationDelft
    PublisherThe Berlage Center for Advanced Studies in Architectural and Urban Design, Faculty of Architecture and the Build Environment, Delft University of Technology
    Pages7-11
    Number of pages5
    ISBN (Print)978-094-6186-651-6
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

    Keywords

    • Architect
    • Architectural Practice
    • Social Practice
    • Theory of Practice

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