Architecture Without Architects: A Short Introduction to Non-pedigreed Architecture is a book based on the NYC MoMA exhibition of the same name by Bernard Rudofsky originally. In this book, Bernard Rudofsky steps outside the narrowly defined discipline that has governed our sense of architectural history and discusses the art of building . ARCHITECTURE WITHOUT ARCHITECTS. A Short Introduction to Non- Pedigreed Architecture by Bernard Rudofsky. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

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