Confabulations : Storytelling in Architecture, Hardback Book


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Confabulation is a drawing together through storytelling.

Fundamental to our perception,memory, and thought is the way we join fractured experiences to construct anarrative.

Confabulations: Storytelling in Architecture weaves together poetic ideas,objects, and events and returns you to everyday experiences of life through juxtapositionswith dreams, fantasies, and hypotheticals.

It follows the intellectual and creativeframework of architectural cosmopoesis developed and practiced by the distinguishedthinker, architect, and professor Dr. Marco Frascari, who thought deeply about therole of storytelling in architecture. Bringing together a collection of 24 essays from a diverse and respected group ofscholars, this book presents the convergence of architecture and storytelling across abroad temporal, geographic, and cultural range.

Beginning with an introduction framingthe topic, the book is organized along a continuous thread structured around fourkey areas: architecture of stories, stories of architecture, stories of theory and practiceof stories.

Beautifully illustrated throughout and including a 64-page full colour section,Confabulations is an insightful investigation into architectural narratives.