6 November

1268 the great pulpit in the cathedral of Siena paid in full

1825 birth of Jean Louis Charles Garnier

1969 death of Vincenzo Fasolo

Calendrical Coincidence

architectural otherness
2005.11.06     3709t 3709u 3709v

Re: Ancinet Christian church found at Megiddo
2005.11.06 11:12     8210p

Re: Seen and Not Seen
2010.11.06 15:40     3331w 3720f 3765e

Quondam's Fifteenth Anniversary
2011.11.06 08:55     3331j 3769 3791e 3899m
2011.11.06 13:12     3331i
2011.11.06 13:37     3331i

atemporality at work?
2012.11.06 13:24     3330 3330b 3702g 3754j

11 March
2015.11.06 13:49     3313d

1-star Amazon reviews of famous architecture texts
2015.11.06 20:47     3313e 3794e

Reinier de Graaf: "The western architectural ivory tower has become a theatre of the absurd"
2015.11.06 21:15     3313e 3773s

IQ redo
2015.11.06     3778e

YounghanChung   Floating Cubes   Cheongju

Steven Holl   LM Harbor Gateway   Copenhagen

2010.11.06 15:40
Re: Seen and Not Seen
"Seen and Not Seen" immediately brought to mind a provocative passage I read just a few nights ago:
"Le Corbusier's first important building after the war was the studio residence he built for Ozanfant in Paris in 1922. In the following year he published his famous book Vers un Architecture. Probably the most influential architectural book of its generation, its contents add remarkably little to what Violette-le-Duc said in his lectures exactly sixty years before. The beauty of the machine, the importance of geometrical control in the creation of design, the stupidity of academic tradition, the lessons of the past in precision and logic--all these are topics which Violette-le Duc had dealt with. But in Le Corbusier the emphasis is, of course, very different. He is able to put the car, the air-plane and the liner in the foreground of the picture; he insists far more vehemently on the way in which engineering has leapt ahead of architecture and he coins the phrase 'la maison--une machine a habiter'. His technique, too, is lighter and faster, adapted to an age of headlines and headlights. And there is one subject he deals with at some length which would have been perfectly strange to his great precursor--the subject of factory-built houses."
--John Summerson, "Architecture, Painting and Le Corbusier" in Heavenly Mansions and other essays on architecture (1963), p. 188.
I wanted to copy the passage anyway, and now it's with even more implications.

2012.11.06 13:24
atemporality at work?
The only architectural collage actually in the book Collage City is the frontispiece:
David Griffin and Hans Kolhoff, City of composite presence (1978).
Also, Daniel Libeskind's student collages from Cooper Union:
First published within Education of an Architect (1971).

14110601 Electronic Calculation Center Olivetti plan work   2195i05
14110602 Leicester University Engineering Building upper plan   2181i03
14110603 Mausoleum of Constantina plan work scan plan scan plan   2072i02
14110604 Gallery B plan   2277i02
14110605 Gallery B model   2277i03

15110601   Steven Holl   LM Harbor Gateway   Copenhagen

17110601 ICMS02 plans 4400x2200   2110i119
17110602 ICMS03 plans 4400x2200   2110i120
17110603 ICMS04 plans 4400x2200   2110i121
17110604 Palace of Versailles Whitemarsh Hall Robie House Maison Dom-ino Maison du Peintre Ozenfant Schindler-Chace House plans   2092i8
17110605 Schroder House plans elevations sections axonometrics to scale   2147i03

18110601 GAUA grid architecture plans working compilation   2429i274

18110601   YounghanChung   Floating Cubes   Cheongju

19110601 GAUAsect10 plans model work Courthouse Plus Ultra Sober House 1 models   2429i388

20110601   Stein de Monzie Villa Garches Weissenhof Siedlung Single House Weissenhof plans elevations   2150i10
20110602   Villa Baizeau plans elevations section   2154i03
20110603   Three Composition Maison Canneel Villa Savoye plans elevations   2155i05

21110601   Museum of Architecture Venice model work   2245i25

2011.11.06 08:55
Quondam's Fifteenth Anniversary

"Eventual Cities" is a chapter within Architecture Not Now. Or is "Architecture Not Now" a chapter within Eventual Cities?

In any case, ad carceres a calce revocari is a footnote in either volume.




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