By Jonathan Hill

Drawing at the paintings of a variety of architects, artists and writers, this e-book considers the relatives among the architect and the consumer, which it compares to the kinfolk among the artist and viewer and the writer and reader. The book's thesis is trained by means of the textual content 'The dying of the Author', during which Roland Barthes argues for a author conscious of the creativity of the reader.

Actions of structure begins with a critique of ideas that outline the consumer as passive and predictable, resembling contemplation and functionalism. hence it considers how an know-how of consumer creativity informs structure, architects and ideas of authorship in architectural layout. choosing techniques that realize consumer creativity, similar to appropriation, collaboration, disjunction, DIY, montage, polyvalence and uselessness, activities of structure states that the artistic consumer can be the valuable situation of architectural design.

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