Bernard Tschumi – Six Concepts Excerpt from Architecture and Disjunction CONCEPT I: Technologies of Defamiliarization In the mids small pockets of . For Bernard Tschumi, there is no architecture “without event, without activity, without way to the dynamic; finally, the one of synthesis is replaced by disjunction.
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Wichit Horyingsawad rated it diisjunction was amazing Mar 24, In the Transcripts the distinction between structure or frameform or spaceevent or functionbody or movementand fiction or narrative was systematically blurred through superimposition, collision, distortion, fragmentation, and so forth. Time, Culture and Identity: Architecture was seen as the combination disjjunction spaces, events, and movements without any hierarchy or precedence among these concepts.
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Architecture and Disjunction
Bader Alshawaf rated it really liked it Aug 02, In the majority of construction in this country today, structural practice is rigorously similar in concept: No more masterplans, no more locating in a fixed place, but a new heterotopia. Edouard rated it it was amazing Feb 21, Log In Sign Up. Avant-garde theorist and architect Bernard Tschumi is equally well known for his writing and his practice. Cities like New York, despite — or maybe because of — its homeless and two thousand murders a year become the post-industrial equivalent of Georg Simmel’s preindustrial grosstadt that so fascinated and horrified Benjamin.
Architecture and Disjunction Disjuncton Tschumi No preview available – Architecture and Disjunction, which brings together Tschumi’s essays from tois a lucid and provocative analysis of many of the key issues that have engaged architectural discourse over the past two decades — from deconstructive theory to recent concerns with the notions of event and program.
It dismantled concepts and became a remarkable conceptual tool, but it could not address the one thing that makes the work of architects ultimately different from the work of philosophers: The experience of such anxiety was an experience of defamiliarization, of archietcture, of unheimlichkeit, of the uncanny.
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I take this detour through technology because technology is inextricably linked to our contemporary condition: Strategy is a key word in architecture today. He opposes modernist ideology and postmodern nostalgia since both impose restrictive criteria on what may be deemed “legitimate” cultural conditions.
Good book, a little dated, but interesting with important projects. Theoretical architects — as they were called — wanted to confront the binary oppostions of traditional architecture: Sameer rated it it was amazing Jun 27, Remember me on this computer.
My notes from college about the essay say things like “erotici I really like an essay in this book called “The Pleasure of Architecture,” written in Hence, in works like The Manhattan Transcripts, the definition of architecture could not be form or walls, but had to be the combination of heterogeneous and incompatible terms. Architecture and Disjunction Bernard Tschumi The MIT Press ISBN Architecture and Disjunction, which brings together Bernard Tschumi’s essays from tois a lucid and provocative analysis of many of the key issues that have engaged architectural discourse over the past two decades—from deconstructive theory to recent concerns with the notions of event and program.
Just as important is the spatialization that goes with the event.
Bob rated it it was amazing Nov 27, Indeed, architecture finds itself in a unique situation: Architecture in the megalopolis may be more about finding unfamiliar solutions to problems than about the quieting, comforting solutions of the establishment community. Raymond rated it really liked it Jun 10, If shock can no longer be produced by the succession and juxtaposition of facades and lobbies, maybe it can be produced by the juxtaposition of events that take disjknction behind these bernare in these spaces.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. As noted earlier, the decision whether to construct the frame from any of these materials is often left to the engineers and economists rather than to the architect. Much of this work benefited from the environment of the universities and the art scene — its galleries and publications — where the crossover among different fields allowed architects to blur the distinctions between genres, constantly questioning the discipline of architecture and its hierarchies of form.
Such a concept is quite different from the project of the modern movement, which sought the affirmation of certainties in a unified utopia as opposed to our current questioning of multiple, fragmented, dislocated terrains.
Superimposition This questioning of structure leads to a particular side of contemporary architectural debate, namely deconstruction.
Tokyo and New York architcture appear chaotic. Carolina Cancerinadewi rated it it disjunchion amazing Feb 27, This shock factor was what allowed an image to stand out: Marga Bauza rated it really liked it Mar 10, El papel de la arquitectura architscture es expresar una estructura social existente, sino funcionar como una herramienta para cuestionar esa estructura y modificarla.
For in comparison to science or philosophy, architecture rarely questions its foundations. Still, for over a century, and especially in the past twenty years, we have seen the beginning of such questioning.
Just as there is a logic of words or of drawings, there is a logic of materials, and they are not the same. Over fifty years after the publication of Benjamin’s text, we may have to say that shock is still all we have left to communicate in a time of generalized information.
Architecture and Disjunction by Bernard Tschumi
The essays arrchitecture different themes in contemporary theory as they relate to the actual making of architecture, attempting to realign the discipline with a new world culture characterized by both discontinuity and heterogeneity.
The essays develop different themes in contemporary theory as they relate to the actual making of architetcure, attempting to realign the discipline with a new world culture characterized by both discontinuity and heterogeneity.
Crossprogramming Architecture has always been as much about the event that takes place in a space as about the space itself.