UT Knoxville ARCH 212 - Post Modernism (3 pages)

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Lecture number:
33
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Tennessee
Course:
Arch 212 - History/Theory of Arch II
Edition:
1
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ARCH 212 1nd Edition Lecture 33 Outline of Last Lecture I Case Study Houses II Donnell Garden III Alvar Aalto IV Kimbell Art Museum V Peter Cook VI Constant Niewenhuys VII Benedatta Tagliabue VIII Habitat 67 Outline of Current Lecture I Old Las Vegas II Arroyo Seco Freeway III Learning From Las Vegas IV Guild House V Venturi House VI Williams College Museum of Art addition VII Parc de la Villette VIII Institute of Contemporary Art Current Lecture I Old Las Vegas Issue of sustainability i Water circulation ii Electricity usage Urban consideration for signage i Sign is more important than the architecture ii Tied to way sign communicates with the city iii Different perceptions of speed II Arroyo Seco Freeway Also called the Pasadena Freeway or 110 Tunnel connection from Los Angeles to Pasadena First limited access freeway 4 lanes These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Express how perception of urban spaces are changing i Compression in space at fast speeds III Learning From Las Vegas Published and documented by Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown Discusses importance of signage and how it addresses the street Kind of sociology idea that state sponsored ideas are less favorable Structure doesn t explain building completely Diagram of Los Vegas main street relation of hotels casinos and retail Looked at Filippo Raguzzini s Piazza Sant Ignazio in Rome i Modern technology with historic building ii Celebrates the Baroque style and contradictions Concept of signage symbolism i Duck Building ornate becomes the architecture ii In contrast with building with a signpost IV Guild House Designed by Robert Venturi and Denise S Brown Located in Philadelphia Retirement facility for Quaker community Baroque fa ade symmetric Focus on the center public space V Venturi House Designed by Robert Venturi and Denise S Brown Commissioned for Robert s mother Idea that the road goes through the house creating open space Experience of driving by Illogical ornament Importance of attic space Interior spaces unfold as you walk through VI Williams College Museum of Art addition Located in Williamstown Massachusetts Designed by Charles Moore ironic columns not structural at all illusion of floating cornice Interior staircase and bridges can come from different directions VII Parc de la Villette Located in Paris Designed by Bernard Tschumi Places markers to make a rectangulinear grid VIII Features varies follies Concept of deconstructionism Institute of Contemporary Art Located in Boston Massachusetts Designed by Elizabeth Diller and Ricardo Scofidio Key Terms Folly non purposeful building usually in a garden or public space Deconstructionism development of postmodern architecture that is a form of semiotic analysis It is characterized by fragmentation an interest in manipulating a structure s surface skin nonrectilinear shapes which appear to distort and dislocate elements of architecture such as structure and envelope


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