Vidler explains the modern history of architectural epistemes and the typologies built on them, including that of his own era, and how the City is home to legitimate architectural meaning.
Seven reviews of MoMA's Ecole des Beaux-Arts exhibit that recap the situation of multiple theoretical issues in the mid 1970s with humor, candor, and shade. If you read any of these 11 Weeks posts, read this one.
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.
Henry Lefebvre, from The Production of Space, 1974.
A fierce critique of post-modern architecture and architecture theory from a socially inspired historical analysis of space as an architectural and capitalistic product.