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        • The Critical Construction of Critical Regionalism (1971-1983)

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        Frampton’s 1983 proclamation of Critical Regionalism seems to have been latently present since his arrival in the United States in 1964. His conflict with Denise Scott Brown about their vision of the American landscape, the influence of Heidegger’s phenomenology and his withdrawal from the organisation of the Venice architecture exhibition led by Paolo  Portoghesi are all signs that his thinking was undergoing changes. Based on the conditions for the emergence of the concept, this article places Critical Regionalism as an influential spectrum in the ideological discussions of the 1970s – with regard to the crisis of the Modern Movement, the role of the architect and the modern project for society.



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        Urbain, M. (2019). The Critical Construction of Critical Regionalism (1971-1983). Critical Regionalism . Revisited, OASE, (103), 41–45. Retrieved from https://www.oasejournal.nl/en/Issues/103/TheCriticalConstructionofCriticalRegionalism

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