Urban Imaginaries from Latin America: Documenta11

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Besides silver, bronze, gold, and other metals were used in African art for jewelry, tools, and sculpture. Max Dvorak's words in his famous lecture on Greco and Mannerism. And while, for casual readers, the essays may offer too much to digest at first, Robert McCarter's prose is agile and passionate. "Wright understood buildings to be the background or framework for human existence," he writes. "Architecture gave dignity to daily life." --Margaret Moorman Editorial Review from House & Garden: By explaining Wright's complex geometry in the clearest language (a new tack for architecture criticism), McCarter amply repays a "debt of love."

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The Architecture of Humanism: A Study in the History of

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Tie in your story with #5 - Use the Mask. A spotless mirror was itself an established symbol of Mary, referring to the Holy Virgin’s immaculate conception and purity.[3] Detail of the convex mirror. As part of the design process, our team also created prototype patient and procedural rooms for review by clinicians and patients. New Historicism is more "sociohistorical" than it is a delving into factoids: concerned with ideological products or cultural constructs which are formations of any era. (It's not just where would Keats have seen a Grecian urn in England, but from where he may have absorbed the definitions of art and beauty.) So, New Historicists, insisting that ideology manifests itself in literary productions and discourse, interest themselves in the interpretive constructions which the members of a society or culture apply to their experience.

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Winnipeg Modern: Architecture, 1945-1975

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You can use one window for this test, and one window for the Module info. The critique-as-built is a potpourri of pre-global seasonal fashions. Err on the side of not having enough because you can always go back to the whiteboard if you need to, but the time you've wasted creating artifacts that you didn't need or adding unnecessary detail to artifacts is gone for ever. Scott 1986 offers a key argument for gender analysis in the historical disciplines, examining different theoretical paradigms that have been introduced to approach gender as an axis in history.

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L.A. under the Influence: The Hidden Logic of Urban Property

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As an early essay by a participant in the evolution of the architectural program, Foster provides important insights into some of the larger theoretical concepts involved in the design process. You will need an 80% or above to proceed with the second quarter of Art History. Goldberger said. “I’ve never written anything like this before, and I’m quickly realizing that writing a biography is going to take up a lot of time and energy.” That said, he still expects to write a number of things for Vanity Fair this year.

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Cultural Architecture

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Since words endlessly call on other words, a poem cannot effect "closure", i.e. cannot become a self-sufficient entity, an organic whole where the parts are firmly interrelated within the verbal skeleton. More recently, architect and author Lance Hosey picked up the baton and addressed Betsky’s idea of “serious criticism” in architecture. For example, in a product line approach A software architect must be able to demonstrate how the subsequent projects will be easier to implement due to the presence of a common base from which subsequent work can be done.

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After the City

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What architecture usually does is to reflect only a pure or ideal version of the institution not the messy reality. Often criticism was governed by very strict cultural rules of politeness, propriety and decency, and there could be immediate penalties if the wrong words were said or written down (in 17th century England, more than half of men and about three-quarters of women could not read or write). One of the values of iterative development is that the rapid iterations allow customers to see a system as it grows, and if a mistake is made in requirements it can be spotted and fixed before the cost of fixing becomes prohibitive.

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Civic City Cahier 6: Design In & Against the Neoliberal City

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The film presents the view that this was an often tense but ultimately productive process in which a finer, more resolved product resulted. Much of this long article constitutes an almost unrelieved sequence of negative responses to Meier and the Getty Center architecture: "Meier is unable to conceive of large spaces in terms of the experience of the people who are moving through them," "Meier's grids and circles and skylights are nothing but two-dimensional drawing-board concepts," "Meier's spaces have no flow," "Meier's buildings are a case of lofty architectural ambitions run amok," "the profiles of many of the buildings are so complicated that they fight the landscape," "the arrangement of the Getty collections in virtually free-standing pavilions creates a confused, stop-and-start museum going experience," "the courtyard at the heart of the museum is bleak," "you are confronted with such a labyrinth of staircases and plazas and balconies and parapets that you may not have the slightest idea where earth ends and architecture begins," "this colossal failure of architectural vision."

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James Stirling: Writings on Architecture

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We're above criticism, the Getty seems to announce; we're up too high to hear it. Different interpretations of Marxism and its historical applications explain some of the hardest confrontations on economic themes within the Institute, such as the case of Pollock’s criticism of Grossman’s standard view on the pauperization of capitalism. If you have found this material useful, please give credit to If he fears for its foundations in scholarship, the scholars will always be on hand to reprove it when it tries to function on an unsound scholarship.

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Chora 4: Intervals in the Philosophy of Architecture

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In 1923 Mumford was a cofounder with Clarence Stein, Benton MacKaye, Henry Wright and others, of the Regional Planning Association of America, which advocated limited-scale development and the region as significant for city planning. SICP's section on 'modularity and state' currently is the top of my search. – Bubba88 Mar 9 '10 at 14:00 Uh, forgot to make it community wiki. Emotional houses, robot dance teachers and 3D TV - is this how technology will transform the arts?

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Concretopia: A Journey Around the Rebuilding of Postwar

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We need to learn how to read a building, an urban plan, a developer’s rendering, and to see where critique might make a difference. Every design decision is a thought, something that has to be decided, based on an array of values and factors, that come from several sources. Decisions that impact implementations should be decentralized. I grant it is mainly the privilege of faith, at present, to discern this end to our railways, our business, and our fortune-making; but we shall see if, here as elsewhere, faith is not in the end the true prophet.

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