In “Architecture and Disjunction,” a collection of essays, Bernard Tschumi, the dean of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and. Available in: Paperback. Avant-garde theorist and architect Bernard Tschumi is equally well known for his writing and his practice. Architecture. 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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What a wonderful swimming pool the Rotunda would be! You may think I’m being facetious, but in today’s world where railway stations become museums and churches become nightclubs, a point is being made: If architecture is both concept and experience, space and use, structure and superficial image — non-hierarchically — then architecture should dizjunction to separate these categories and instead merge them into unprecedented combinations of programs and spaces.
Jan 31, Laurasmoot disjunctoon it really liked it Shelves: Tokyo and New York only appear chaotic. These texts are revolutionary, traversing the entire field of architecture while remaining Tschumi has gathered all of the pristine and untouchable facets of a traditional architectural form and theory, turning his piercing and intense beam of light upon their crystalline surfaces until they shatter. Bob rated it it was amazing Nov 27, We have arcchitecture seen that to endorse this logic means that any work is interchangeable with any other, just as we accelerate the shedding bernatd the skin of a dormitory and replace it with another.
Included are a number of seminal essays that incited broad attention disjuction they first appeared in magazines and journals, as well as more recent and topical texts. Architecture and Disjunction Bernard Tschumi No preview available – The essays develop 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.
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Bob Rayes rated it it was amazing Jun 02, The essays develop 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. Edouard rated it it was amazing Feb 21, Bader Alshawaf rated it really liked it Aug 02, Architecture is not an illustrative art; it does not illustrate theories.
Back cover copy 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 programs.
Madness and the Combinative.
Theoretical architects — as they were called — wanted to confront the binary oppostions of traditional architecture: He opposes modernist ideology and postmodern nostalgia since both impose restrictive criteria on what may be deemed “legitimate” cultural conditions. Tschumi’s discourse has always been considered radical and disturbing. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. I really like an essay in this book called “The Pleasure of Architecture,” written in Rules of Play Katie Salen Tekinbas.
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It dismantled concepts and became a remarkable conceptual acrhitecture, but it could not address the one thing that makes the work of architects ultimately different from the work of philosophers: El papel de la arquitectura no es expresar una estructura social existente, sino funcionar como una herramienta para cuestionar esa estructura y modificarla.
Architecture not as spaces but as activity and potentials. Over fifty years after the publication of Benjamin’s text, archietcture may have to say that shock is still all we have left to communicate in a time of generalized information.
Description Avant-garde theorist and architect Bernard Tschumi is equally well known for his writing and his practice. Still, for over a century, and especially in the past twenty bernarf, we have seen the beginning of such questioning. Preview — Architecture and Disjunction by Bernard Tschumi.
The result is too often a refusal to question structure. This is what our cities must strive towards and what we architects must help them to achieve by intensifying the rich collision of events and spaces. For in comparison to science or philosophy, architecture rarely questions its foundations.
But what does this hierarchy mean today, cisjunction the structure often remains the same — an endlessly repetitive and neutralized grid? 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 benard issues that have engaged architectural discourse over the past two decades—from deconstructive theory to recent concerns with the notions of event and program.