Architects’ Journeys: Building, Traveling, Thinking

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The revolution in modes of travel during the twentieth century has transformed not only the way we move through the world, but how we perceive it. Architects’ Journeys brings together contemporary architects, historians and theorists to consider the role that travel has played in the evolution of architectural practice during the last century. Looking beyond the model of enlightened tourism founded by the legacy of the grand tour, the book’s contributors investigate travel as a form of displacement, anticipating the emergence of the figure of the global architect in the late twentieth century.

Architects’ Journeys includes essays by Rubén A. Alcolea, Beatriz Colomina, Kenneth Frampton, Héctor Garcia-Diego, Karin Jaschke, Carlos Labarta, José Angel Medina, Juan Miguel Otxotorena, Spyros Papapetros, José Manuel Pozo, Jorge Tárrago, and Mark Wigley.