Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
ArchitectsPortraits of a Practice$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Thomas Yarrow

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781501738494

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9781501738494.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM Cornell University Press SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.cornell.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of Cornell University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in Cornell for personal use. date: 02 August 2021

Spaces Between

Spaces Between

Chapter:
(p.19) Spaces Between
Source:
Architects
Author(s):

Thomas Yarrow

Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501738494.003.0003

During an audio diary, Tomas reflects on the difficulties of occupying, in his words, “the space between.” He is talking specifically about the space between a plan and a building, the endless decisions, negotiations, problems, and reconciliations that emerge in the effort to translate a plan into a physical structure. In his account it is an anxious space but also one where profound enjoyment and reward can be found. His reflections can be generalized to a larger truth about the nature of architects’ working lives. Much of what this book explores involves architects’ efforts to occupy spaces that are, literally and conceptually, “between.”...

Cornell Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.