Labour, Work and Architecture

Collected Essays on Architecture and Design

An anthology of writings by esteemed architectural critic Kenneth Frampton.

Kenneth Frampton


Price: USD$49.95



  • An anthology of writings by esteemed architectural critic Kenneth Frampton, containing his most influential essays from the last 35 years
  • Includes Frampton's seminal critiques, reviews and theoretical and historical essays, along with three previously unpublished texts
  • Contains his influential essay 'Towards a Critical Regionalism', as well as writings on EI Lissitzky, Louis Kahn, Constructivism and many other architects and movements
  • Presented in chronological order within three sections - Theory, History and Criticism

In The Press
'For his entire career Mr Frampton has looked beneath the aesthetic surface of buildings in search of deeper meanings ...' (Paul Goldberger, The New York Times)

About the author(s)
Kenneth Frampton is an internationally respected architectural critic who holds the Ware Professorship in Architecture at Columbia University, New York. He lectures extensively in the US and Europe, and has also written, edited and contributed to numerous publications on contemporary architecture. He is the author of Modern Architecture: A Critical History, Studies in Tectonic Culture and Álvaro Siza (Phaidon, 2000).


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