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Functionalism revisited architectural theory and practice and the behavioral sciences

Functionalism revisited architectural theory and practice and the behavioral sciences

Lang, Jon T; Moleski, Walter

Book. English.
Published Farnham: Ashgate, c2010
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Statement of responsibility: Jon Lang, Walter Moleski
ISBN: 1409407012, 9781409407010
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index
Note: Hbk.
Physical Description: xix, 356 p. ill. 25cm
Subject: Functionalism (Architecture); Architecture and society
Alternative Title: Architectural theory and practice and the behavioral sciences


  1. Introduction. Architectural theory and functional theory
  2. The inheritance : architectural practice and architectural theory today
  3. A framework for theory in architecture
  4. Creating a theory of functionalism. Concepts of function in architecture
  5. Experiencing architecture : the foundation for a theory of functionalism
  6. Functionalism updated
  7. The functions of the built environment : theory and practice
  8. Basic functions
  9. The accommodation of activities : behaviour settings and architecture
  10. Shelter and salubrious environments
  11. Physical and psychological safety and security
  12. Architecture, financial security, and profit
  13. Identity and community
  14. Identity, individualism, and the unique
  15. Buildings as signs and status symbols
  16. Advanced functions
  17. The cognitive function of architecture : the environment as a source of learning
  18. Experiential aesthetics and intellectual aesthetics
  19. Externalities : buildings in context
  20. The function of the new as a shaper of its environment
  21. Conclusion. Architectural theory, functional theory, and design methodology