Augustin Ioan
Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism – SITT Doctoral School

 

ABSTRACT
My paper describes the grounds and the boundaries of theory, particularly of architectural theory. From the etimology of the word theoria to its definitions, one analyzes most of its implications, from “observed practice” to critical objects, i.e. built versions of current spatial concepts.
“Theoria suggests a perspective upon an extensive territory, from a significant distance (…)”
Richard Rorty

KEY WORDS
theoria, observed practice, philosophy of space

 

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SAJ Vol. 2, 2010, No. 3