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Architectural Modelmaking by Nick Dunn

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Concept models

A major development in the academic environment of architecture has been the growth of theory within the discipline, and the resultant increase in the use of conceptual models. During the twentieth century, and, more specifically, throughout the last 40 years, the subject of architecture has undergone a significant transformation, both in the nature of debates within it and in its relationship with other academic disciplines. This shift can be emphasized as described by Neil Leach in his introduction to Rethinking Architecture: “Not only are architects and architectural theorists becoming more and more receptive to the whole domain of cultural theory, but cultural theorists, philosophers, sociologists, and many others are now to ...

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