Sarah Whiting explains "engaged autonomy," a theoretical move that might preserve the integrity of the Architecture Discipline's autonomy into the 21st century.
Georges Teyssot maps Foucault's ideas about heterotopias and epistemic history onto the discourse between architectural autonomy and interdependence.
Robert Stern breaks down the constellation of postmodern movements in 1970s architecture, explaining what will (and did) constitute Post-Modernism, leaving Eisenman's Post-Functionalism and White architecture waiting in the wings for Post-Modernism to die.
Diana Agrest describes the framework of the built world, made up of Design and Non-Design, how cultural systems communicate, and how to productively read meaning from the built environment.
Denise Hollier on why architecture prefigures everything else, and why "omniscience is the architect's greatest virtue."
Massimo Scolari delineates new principles for architecture as a discipline, finally characterizing an autonomous architecture as a cognitive project free of extra-architectural concerns.
"11 Weeks of Michael Hays" : John Hejduk : Wall House
John Hejduk uses his 1972 project (kind of) to explain the development and rigor of an architectural vocabulary in an effort to dissolve the distinction between Form and Content by replacing them with critical architecture.
"11 Weeks of Michael Hays" : Colin Rowe : "Introduction" to Five Architects, 1972.
Colin Rowe, like others, is fighting to restore architecture's autonomy from ideology and 'content,' making a way for architecture to proceed, after modernism, as a formal art.