1 July

specific building documents
1996.07.01     3123m 3724 3730

more of Piranesi's Campo Marzio
2001.07.01 09:05     e2601 e2743 e2744 e2909 e3103 3830b

Re: more of Piranesi's Campo Marzio
2001.07.01 14:24     3830b

Piranesi Campo Marzio in 2 states
2001.07.01 11:12     e2607a e2759a e3016 3336r 3830b 5319s

Modern Trajectory
2004.07.01 14:57     3702c 3715 3722 3749g 3774b 3787d 4012p 4529
2004.07.01 15:59     3702c 3715 3749g 4014d 4529

what is the difference between paradise & utopia?
2009.07.01 15:36     3332l 3762 3770z

Herzog & de Meuron   Tour Triangle   Paris

2004.07.01 14:57
Modern Trajectory
Why not compose a modern trajectory based on individual buildings/designs and events (such as building expositions, publications, schools, symposiums, etc.) entwined with historical events, instead of dealing with architects themselves as a datum?
Is the course on architecture or is it on architects?
A Venturi and Rauch building of the 1960s, for example, is not the same as a Venturi, Scott Brown & Associates building of now-a-days. The same goes for Gehry's career trajectory. An early Mies building is not the same as a late Mies building (although most late Mies buildings are just like each other). Note what building design Kahn was working on while Wright was designing Beth Sholom Synagogue.
A chronological trajectory of buildings/designs will be much more informative than a more or less speculative list of what architect may have succeeded or followed what other architect.

2004.07.01 15:59
Modern Trajectory
MoMA also had a Japanese Design exhibition in 1954.
The Language of Post-Modern Architecture was first published in 1977.
1966: Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture - Venturi
1966: Architecture of the City - Rossi
Not only were Le Corbusier's executed works always news-worthy, but each consecutive publication of his Complete Works lead to widespread (i.e., global) emulation throughout the field of architecture.
The necessity of rebuilding Europe after W.W.II lead to an enormous proliferation of modern design.
1925: Towards a New Architecture - Le Corbusier.
The coeval-ness of Art Deco and Esprit Nouveau.
The works of Stirling and Gowen as the ultimate manifestation of Russian Constructivism.
Stalinist Architecture as the ultimate manifestation of Piranesi's Ancient Roman fantasies.

2009.07.01 15:36
what is the difference between paradise & utopia?
...I found your intitial query thought provoking in that, as you say, one doesn't really hear about architects designing (a) paradise.
When PG,UB suggested research into landscape design of the Middle Eastern and Islamic world, I began to think about the Alhambra--a fortress/palace/city as paradise.
Regarding heterotopia, for some reason, I began to think of the novel Platform--notions of sex tourism within 'paradise'. Also got out my Foucault Reader and read "Space, Knowledge and Power" where Foucault says a few things about ancient Roman baths and their eventual demise throughout Europe--not exactly places of paradise, but public, social places centered around activities of pleasure.
You say you are planning to design a paradise. Care to share a little more about that?


09070101 Fisher House domestic architecture Tower of Shadows plans   2186i07

12070101 Mikveh Israel Synagague footprint plan within context   220ci01   b

15070101 analogous buildings plans   2286i08
15070102 Mies van der Hejduk House Quondam roof plan   2450i02

15070101   Herzog & de Meuron   Tour Triangle   Paris

18070101 NNTC IQ54-65 plans   2413i44

21070101   domicile 1967 House 10: Museum Dominican Motherhouse Saltzman House plans elevations   2197i27
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