David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
This thesis proposes the exploration of three architectural sources that are narrative in nature: the Renaissance Entry of a Monarch as a public event in the city, the Surrealist novel as a critical medium, and the Teatro del Mondo project by Aldo Rossi for the Venice Biennale of 1979-80, in order to address the making of architecture in the contemporary city. The royal entry and the modern novel are forms that provide for possible interpretation of the city and reflect the difference between the modern and the pre-modern eras. Aldo Rossi's Teatro del Mondo as a work of architecture that was both ephemeral and a place of narrative, was a project that addressed the difficult problems of the architecture of the city. Architecture no longer participates in the realization of ritualistic narrative, as when the festival gave permanence to urban institutions by revealing the order of the Cosmos. However, there remains the necessity for architecture to engage imagination and the narratives implicit in the world
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani (2011). Urban Design as Craft: Eleven Conversations and Seven Projects 1999-2011 = Stadt Bau Als Handwerk: Elf Gespräche Und Sieben Projekte 1999-2011. [REVIEW] Gta Verlag.
Deborah Hauptmann & Warren Neidich (eds.) (2010). Cognitive Architecture: From Bio-Politics to Noo-Politics ; Architecture & Mind Inthe Age of Communication and Information. 010 Publishers.
Xenia Adjoubei (ed.) (2009). City Structures. Architecture Research Unit, London Metropolitan University.
Juhani Pallasmaa (2011). The Embodied Image: Imagination and Imagery in Architecture. John Wiley & Sons Inc..
Jill Franklin, T. A. Heslop & Christine Stevenson (eds.) (2012). Architecture and Interpretation: Essays for Eric Fernie. Boydell Press.
Gevork Hartoonian (1994). Ontology of Construction: On Nihilism of Technology in Theories of Modern Architecture. Cambridge University Press.
Barie Fez-Barringten (2012). Architecture: The Making of Metaphors. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Søren Riis (2011). Dwelling In-Between Walls: The Architectural Surround. [REVIEW] Foundations of Science 16 (2):285-301.
Koen Olthuis (2010). Float!: Building on Water to Combat Urban Congestion and Climate Change. Frame.
Caroline van Eck (1994). Organicism in Nineteenth-Century Architecture: An Inquiry Into its Theoretical and Philosophical Background. Architectura & Natura Press.
Andrew E. Benjamin & Charles Rice (eds.) (2009). Walter Benjamin and the Architecture of Modernity. Re.Press.
Michael Weinstock (2010). The Architecture of Emergence: The Evolution of Form in Nature and Civilisation. Wiley.
Jane Collier (2006). The Art of Moral Imagination: Ethics in the Practice of Architecture. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 66 (2/3):307 - 317.
Added to index2011-01-07
Total downloads17 ( #217,218 of 1,907,776 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #195,456 of 1,907,776 )
How can I increase my downloads?