Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:

In Pursuit of an Avant Regionalism

File SizeFormat 
McArthur_Ajri_Spring 2014.pdf15.1 MBAdobe PDFView/Open

Item Summary

Title: In Pursuit of an Avant Regionalism
Authors: McArthur, Ajri
Advisor: Ashraf, Kazi
Issue Date: May 2014
Abstract: This work begins as a critique of Critical Regionalism and returns to evaluate arguments proposed by Lewis Mumford in regards to Regionalism and “the actual conditions of life.”1 Through this “Pursuit of an Avant Regionalism,” I seek to explore architecture and spatial arrangements responding to conditions of multiplicity and flux. In doing this, I present and propose what I term the “Oceanic Phenomenon” as it characterizes and identifies the fluidity and fluctuation of previous and contemporary regional realities. I analyze accepted notions of regionalism, identify its limits, and propose an altered, expanded version of Critical Regionalism.
Pages/Duration: 123 pages
Appears in Collections:2014

Items in ScholarSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.