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Bernard Tschumi – Six Concepts Excerpt from Architecture and Disjunction CONCEPT I: Technologies of Defamiliarization In the mids small pockets of . Buy Architecture and Disjunction from Dymocks online BookStore. Find latest reader reviews and much more at Dymocks.

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Bader Alshawaf rated it disjunnction liked it Aug 02, Sep 15, Leonardo marked it as to-keep-reference Shelves: As opposed to nostalgic attempts to restore an impossible continuity of streets and plazas, this research implies making an event out of urban shock, intensifying and accelerating urban experience through clash and disjunction.

My archtecture from college about the essay say things like “eroticism is pleasure of excess, not excess of pleasure, and architectural eroticism is a more subtle concept than saying skyscrapers are phallic.

Just as important is the spatialization that goes with the event. Architecture and Disjunction Bernard Tschumi No preview disjunctiln – It is my contention that far from being a field suffering from the incapability of questioning its structures and foundations, it is the field where the greatest discoveries will take place in the next century.

After all, deconstruction is anti-form, anti-hierarchy, anti-structure, the opposite of all that architecture stands for. Dining function in the Rotunda form is not quite equivalent to reading or swimming in it. If the prevalent ideology was one of familiarity — familiarity with known images, derived from s modernism or eighteenth century classicism — maybe one’s role was to defamiliarize.

Emerging Network Culture Mark C. The event is the place where the rethinking and reformulation of the different elements of architecture, many of which have resulted in or added to contemporary social inequities, may lead to their solution. 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.


Let us return to the media. He was dean of the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture from to Tschumi’s discourse has always been considered radical and disturbing.

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The structure must stand firm. 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.

Introduction to Algorithms Thomas H. The structure must be stable, otherwise the edifice collapses — the edifice, that is, both the building and tschhmi entire edifice of thought. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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 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: He argues for focusing on our immediate cultural situation, which is distinguished by a new postindustrial “unhomeliness” reflected in the ad hoc erection of buildings with multipurpose programs.

The result is too often a refusal to question structure. Marga Bauza rated it really liked it Mar 10, Jacques Architecthre Parergon turns such questioning between frame and image into a theme.

This can be seen in my own work. Architecture is not about the conditions of design, but about the design of conditions that will dislocate the most traditional and regressive aspects of our society and simultaneously reorganize these elements in the most liberating way, where our experience becomes the experience of tschumk organized and strategized through architecture. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Beyondzero rated it really liked it Apr 09, He opposes modernist ideology and postmodern nostalgia since both impose restrictive criteria on what may be deemed “legitimate” cultural conditions. Bernard Tschumi is an architect, writer, and educator, commonly associated with deconstructivism. Touhidul Islam Moulik rated it liked it Nov 10, Acrhitecture Jokes Slavoj Zizek. The Pleasure of Architecture.


Architecture and Disjunction by Bernard Tschumi

Under Tschumi, architecture schintillates in a magnificent, engrossing supernova integration critical theory, literature, art, deconstruction, archetype, sociolinguistics, Bataille’s erotic sublime. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The condition of New York and the chaos of Tokyo are thus perceived as legitimate urban forms.

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.

Energy and Civilization Vaclav Hernard.

Architecture and Disjunction

The condition of New York and the chaos of Tokyo are thus perceived as legitimate urban forms. Architectural theory can get hung up on form and function, the purpose of ornamentation or the other things that are more enjoyable than just the utility of good building design The very heterogeneity of the definition of architecture — space, action, and movement — makes it into that event, that place of shock, or that place of the invention of ourselves.

Caufield rated it really liked it Jun 15, The experience of such anxiety was an experience of defamiliarization, of un-zu-hause-sein, of unheimlichkeit, of the uncanny.