- 104 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 27 cm.
- Additional Authors
- Bloomer, Kent C.,Girard, René,Hillman, James.Krier, Léon.Westfall, Carroll William.Younés, Samir.
- Corporate Author
- University of Notre Dame. School of Architecture.
- "This book follows a conference entitled Rivaling Desires, the Mimetic Psychology of Architects held at the School of Architecture at the University of Notre Dame on the 31st of October, 2009"--P. 104.Contents: Architects, imitation & rivalry / Samir Younés -- A theory by which to work : the mimetic mechanism / René Girard -- Innovation & repetition / René Girard -- Imitation, hidden or declared / Léon Krier -- The other side of imitation / Samir Younés -- The sacrifice of ornament in the twentieth century / Kent Bloomer -- Excerpts from a roundtable discussion / moderated by Carroll William Westfall with James Hillman, Léon Krier, Samir Younés, Kent Bloomer.Includes bibliographical references.