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Architectures Of Time

Author : Sanford Kwinter
ISBN : 0262611813
Genre : Architecture
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An exploration of twentienth-century conceptions of time and their relation to artistic form.
Category: Architecture

Hiroshi Sugimoto

Author : Kunsthalle Bielefeld
ISBN : STANFORD:36105111879800
Genre : Photography
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Category: Photography

The Architectures Of Childhood

Author : Roy Kozlovsky
ISBN : 9781317044659
Genre : Architecture
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Between 1935 and 1959, the architecture of childhood was at the centre of architectural discourse in a way that is unique in architectural history. Some of the seminal projects of the period, such as the Secondary Modern School at Hunstanton by Peter and Alison Smithson, Le Corbusier’s Unité d’Habitation at Marseilles, or Aldo van Eyck’s playgrounds and orphanage, were designed for children; At CIAM, architects utilized photographs of children to present their visions for reconstruction. The unprecedented visibility of the child to architectural discourse during the period of reconstruction is the starting point for this interdisciplinary study of modern architecture under welfare state patronage. Focusing mainly on England, this book examines a series of innovative buildings and environments developed for children, such as the adventure playground, the Hertfordshire school, the reformed children hospital, Brutalist housing estates, and New Towns. It studies the methods employed by architects, child experts and policy makers to survey, assess and administer the physiological, emotional and developmental needs of the ’user’, the child. It identifies the new aesthetic and spatial order permeating the environments of childhood, based on endowing children with the agency and autonomy to create a self-regulating social order out of their own free will, while rendering their interiority and sociability observable and governable. By inserting the architectural object within a broader social and political context, The Architectures of Childhood situates post-war architecture within the welfare state’s project of governing the self, which most intensively targeted the citizen in the making, the children. Yet the emphasis on the utilization of architecture as an instrument of power does not reduce it into a mere document of social policy, as the author uncovers the surplus of meaning and richness of experience invested in these environments at the historical mom
Category: Architecture

The Architecture Of Time

Author : Lois Foyt
ISBN : 1448944406
Genre : Fiction
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The Architecture of Time connotes the complex structure of American values built over the centuries. It's the men, women and children who tell the story. Worthington Rhodes, the powerful man behind the 21st century trans-continental bullet train, competes with the equally strong and charismatic woman archaeologist, Anna Ardmore, who strives to save her Southwest prehistoric Anasazi pueblo ruins that lie in the train's wide right-of-way. For one brief moment in a bed and breakfast inn, a snowstorm melts the adversarial relationship of these two individualists. But in a nation divided by friction between economic development and cultural preservation, surrendering the passion of their respective causes in the face of their passion for each other is not an option for either. Special interests rally around their individual causes, threatening to destroy the country's fabric in this taut drama pulsing with political and psychological intrigue.
Category: Fiction

Palimpsest And The Architecture Of Time

Author : Patrick Brendan Foley
ISBN : OCLC:659742320
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The Palimpsest of time is ever changing. Mankind has tried to understand and utilize time through many lenses. Through the concepts of Khronographics, Kairographics, and the Technics, Architecture can be used as a means of expressing and revealing time.

Architectures Of Economic Subjectivity

Author : Sonia Marie Scott
ISBN : 9780415699211
Genre : Business & Economics
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The history of European economic thought has long been written by those seeking to prove or disprove the truth-value of the theories they describe. This work takes a different approach. It explores the philosophical groundwork of the theoretical structure within which economic subjects are presented. Demonstrating how the subjects of economic texts tend to be defined in and through their relationship to knowledge, this study addresses the epistemological constitution of subjectivity in economic thought.
Category: Business & Economics

Lebbeus Wood

Author : Lebbeus Woods
ISBN : OCLC:25652943
Genre : Architectural drawing
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Architectures Of Knowledge

Author : Ash Amin
ISBN : 9780199253326
Genre : Business & Economics
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Empirically, the impetus comes from the challenge faced by firms to the hierarchically defined architecture that bring together specialized units of (possessed) knowledge and the distributed and always unstable architecture of knowledge that draws on the continuously changing capacity of interpretation among actors. In this book, these questions of the dynamics of innovating/learning through practices of knowing, and the management of the interface between transactional and knowledge imperatives, are approached in a cross-disciplinary and empirically grounded manner. The book is the synthesis of an innovative encounter between a socio-spatial theorist and an economist."
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Architectures Of Chance

Author : Dr Yeoryia Manolopoulou
ISBN : 9781409435365
Genre : Architecture
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Architectural discourse is dominated by a false dichotomy between design and chance, and governed by the belief that the architect’s role is to defend against the indeterminate, this book challenges this position, arguing for the need to develop a more creative and spatial understanding of chance as experience, critical agency and a design practice in its own right. Architectures of Chance makes illuminating reading for those interested in aesthetic knowledge, design and its limits, and the poetics and ethics of chance and space in the overlapping fields of architecture and the aleatoric arts.
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Visioning Technologies

Author : Graham Cairns
ISBN : 9781317001386
Genre : Architecture
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Visioning Technologies brings together a collection of texts from leading theorists to examine how architecture has been, and is, reframed and restructured by the visual and theoretical frameworks introduced by different ‘technologies of sight’ – understood to include orthographic projection, perspective drawing, telescopic devices, photography, film and computer visualization, amongst others. Each chapter deals with its own area and historical period of expertise, organized sequentially to mark out and analyse the historical evolution of how architecture has been transformed by technologically induced shifts in human perception from the 15th century until today. This book underlines the way in which architectural forms and design processes have developed historically in conjunction with the systems of sight we manufacture technologically and suggests this continues today. Paradoxically, it is premised on the argument that these technological systems tend, in their initial formulations, to obtain ever greater realism in our visualizations of the physical world.
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