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Against Architecture offers a tour through the world of contemporary architectural practice guided by Franco La Cecla. Stephen Garone rated it it was ok Nov 28, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Chastising architects is once again in fashion.

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Riccardo rated it liked it Feb 08, Ali rated it really liked it Mar 29, So, no, this ranty frnco tome I picked up at the anarchist bookfair was not quite the intro to politically-conscious architectural criticism that Ka wanted or expected. What to Read Now: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Phrancesco D’angelo rated it liked it Nov 18, Books by Franco La Cecla.


With insight into the human side of architecture, this critical assessment displays the shortcomings of modern urban planning as an acclaimed architect issues a passionate charge against the celebrities of the current architectural world: There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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Other reviewers have written that there are better books out there which address similar issues, but this was the first book on the problems in modern architecture and city planning that I’ve read, and I thought it served as a good enough introduction for someone interested in the subject but with little prior knowledge.

Recounting his travels across the globe, La Cecla provides insights to aid in resisting the planners and to find the spirit of a place. Popularity Popularity Featured Price: La Cecla’s a no At least in translation, La Cecla is a very silly and pretentious writer, and I try not to throw that description around lightly.


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James rated it liked it Jan 15, Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Provide feedback about this page. Are you an author? Throughout the text, La Cecla continually lumps all architects together with the exception of his friend Renzo Pianooverlooking the rich diversity of approaches taken to architectural practice at this moment.

At one point, for example, he compares the prominent Italian architect Massimiliano Fuksas to a Nazi collaborator for having characterized the social problems related to the cexla environment as firstly political in nature.

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