In January 2015 a group of historians from both sides of the Atlantic gathered around a seminar table at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) in Zurich to present research engaged in historicizing the relationships between architecture and technology.1 Given the symposium's title, Architecture/Machine, one could be forgiven for jumping to assumptions about the historical and theoretical subject matter based on the well-worn motif that has long underpinned conventional narratives about modern architecture: architecture as machine. For the most part, however, this metaphor and the various philosophically driven machine-related metaphors that have accrued over the past century were alien to the work of these scholars. The experts who...
Research Article| June 01 2016
Architectural History: The Turn from Culture to Media
Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (2016) 75 (2): 135–139.
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Mary Louise Lobsinger; Architectural History: The Turn from Culture to Media. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 1 June 2016; 75 (2): 135–139. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jsah.2016.75.2.135
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