Reading architecture - micro makes macro

Charles Stiven, Dale Townsend, Peter Lindfield

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperpeer-review


Delivery of illustrated paper at ‘Reading Architecture across the Arts & Humanities’ Conference, University of Stirling, 5-6 December 2015.A multi disciplinary event which considered the creation, expression & representation of architecture, architectural space and the built environment from scholars and practitioners working in areas across the Arts & Humanities.The conference sought to address the creation, understanding and cultural impact of both real & imaginary sites of architectural construction throughout time, in both national & international contexts.Disciplines represented included literature, law, politics, art, philosophy.Charlie Stiven’s paper concentrated on the psychological & metaphorical qualities inherent in architectural space, detail & condition, and how these can be distilled and reconfigured into ‘architectural artworks’ which comment on social, economic, and humanist concerns within contemporary society.The conference was one of a series of events within the AHRC funded project, ‘Writing Britian’s Ruins – The Architectural Imagination”
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 5 Dec 2015
EventReading Architecture Across the Arts and Humanities - Stirling, United Kingdom
Duration: 5 Dec 20156 Dec 2015


ConferenceReading Architecture Across the Arts and Humanities
CountryUnited Kingdom


  • Architecture / models / metaphor

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Reading architecture - micro makes macro'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this