From Noun to Verb: Changing architectural vocabularies
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From Noun to Verb Changing architectural vocabularies is an attempt to picture a discourse on the move – through a network around words and language. I deal with language within three fields: architectural design, preservation, and alteration – questioning language’s devalued position within our discipline. By tracing vocabularies, I notice a shift from abstract nouns in architecture to transitive verbs in alteration. A shift from ‘intentions’ to ‘interactions’ that affirms an ongoing change in approach to buildings.