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Rudolf Steiner : occult crank or architectural mastermind?

Gray, Fiona 2010, Rudolf Steiner : occult crank or architectural mastermind?, Architectural theory review, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 43-60, doi: 10.1080/13264821003629246.

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Title Rudolf Steiner : occult crank or architectural mastermind?
Author(s) Gray, Fiona
Journal name Architectural theory review
Volume number 15
Issue number 1
Start page 43
End page 60
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Place of publication Sydney, N.S.W.
Publication date 2010
ISSN 1326-4826
1755-0475
Summary Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925) saw architectural creation as a means of apprehending our place in the cosmos and his esoteric system of Anthroposophy aimed to demonstrate the correspondence between the spiritual and material worlds. Much of the literature available on Steiner tends to polarize him as either a creative genius or eccentric oddity, with architectural historians generally tending to adopt the latter view. Despite the fact that Steiner's architectural conceptions have remained marginal, the highly acclaimed works of many Anthroposophically inspired architects suggest that his gnostic perceptions may have something worthwhile to offer contemporary architecture.
Language eng
DOI 10.1080/13264821003629246
Field of Research 120103 Architectural History and Theory
Socio Economic Objective 970112 Expanding Knowledge in Built Environment and Design
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2010, Taylor & Francis
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30029840

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Architecture and Built Environment
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