ARCHITECTURE, URBANISM & DESIGN

Expanded Field: Architectural Installation Beyond Art

 

Expanded Field: Architectural Installation Beyond Art, a new title by Ila Berman and Douglas Burnham, explores the realm of art and architecture across a broad terrain of installation practices. Installations have not only contributed to the advancement of architectural research but have also enabled the redefinition and progressive development of architecture's disciplinary territory allowing architects to explore spatial and tectonic ideas, experiment with emerging technological strategies, and distill perceptual and experiential conditions without the limitations traditionally imposed by the permanence and utility of building. Within this book, a wide range of art and architectural works are positioned and mapped as constellations within a newly expanded eld suspended between Architecture, Interiors, Sculpture, and Landscape. These four terms are the initial reference points used to elaborate a more extensive taxonomical framework defining twelve distinct territories where the analytical drawings and photographic indexes of seventy-five installation projects are situated.

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