Concretism and Critique

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Author(s)Blom K
Series Editor(s)Fahey, C; Blom, K
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Kati Blom touches on a pressing issue in architectural discourse in her recent blog post entitled, “Concretism and Critique”. Blom recounts her one of her experiences at a conference this summer as she describes a contemporary polarity between today’s Modernists and their antagonists. Blom offers the word ‘concretism’ in an effort to describe the work and rhetoric of these antagonists. She defines the term as “the materially based, practical approach to architecture.” Yet what exactly this materially based, practical approach to architecture amounts to remains somewhat elusive.
PublisherInternational Society for the Philosophy of Architecture
Place PublishedNewcastle upon Tyne
Access Year2014
Access Date12 June
Type of MediumBlog post
NotesPart of the International Society for Philosophy of Architecture launching campaign. [URL updated 12-6-2014]
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