Theory of Architecture
Reading List | #2 - ‘A Pattern Language’

Reading List | #2 - ‘A Pattern Language’

April 27, 2020

My second architectural book recommendation is 'A Pattern Language' by Christopher Alexander et al. Here I talk about how this book is useful to architects and architecture students and why you should read it.

Reading List | #1 - ‘A Theory of Architecture’

Reading List | #1 - ‘A Theory of Architecture’

April 16, 2020

In the first of a series of short episodes I talk about the first book that should be on your architecture reading list, 'A Theory of Architecture' by Nikos Salingaros, and why it is so important and useful for architects and architecture students.

#7 - Karamia Muller

#7 - Karamia Muller

January 13, 2020

Dr Karamia Muller is a lecturer in architecture at the University of Auckland and is the first Samoan woman to get a PhD in architecture. In conversation with Bruce Buckland, Director of Buckland Architects.

 

 

#6 - Patrik Schumacher

#6 - Patrik Schumacher

June 28, 2019

Patrik Schumacher is Principal of Zaha Hadid Architects and has written and lectured extensively on architectural theory, most notably in his book 'The Autopoiesis of Architecture'. In conversation with Bruce Buckland, Director of Buckland Architects.

#5 - Piers Taylor

#5 - Piers Taylor

May 26, 2019

Piers Taylor is an architect, former television presenter, and director of Invisible Studio. In conversation with Bruce Buckland, Director of Buckland Architects.

#4 - Richard Beckett

#4 - Richard Beckett

May 22, 2019

Richard Beckett is a Lecturer at the Bartlett School of Architecture, where he is Co-Director of BiotA Lab, researching the use of biology in architecture and construction. In conversation with Bruce Buckland, Director of Buckland Architects.

#3 - Jack Airey

#3 - Jack Airey

March 3, 2019

Jack Airey is a Research Fellow at the think tank Policy Exchange and leads the work on housing and the Building Beautiful campaign. In conversation with Bruce Buckland, Director of Buckland Architects.

#2 - Paul Finch

#2 - Paul Finch

February 25, 2019

Paul Finch is Programme Director of the World Architecture Festival, writes regularly for the Architects' Journal, and was formerly Head of CABE (the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment). In conversation with Bruce Buckland, Director of Buckland Architects.

#1 - Timothy Brittain-Catlin

#1 - Timothy Brittain-Catlin

January 17, 2019

Dr Timothy Brittain-Catlin is an architect and a Reader in Architecture at the University of Kent. He is also Director for the Centre for Research in European Architecture (CREAte) and author of 'Bleak Houses: Disappointment and Failure in Architecture'. In conversation with Bruce Buckland, Director of Buckland Architects.