Paradigm Islands: Manhattan and Venice

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dc.contributor.author Stoppani, Teresa en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:30:44Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T03:30:44Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2010002381 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Stoppani Teresa 2011, 'Paradigm Islands: Manhattan and Venice',Routledge, Oxon and New York en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-0-415-56185-3 en_US
dc.identifier.other A1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/17713
dc.description.abstract Concerning architecture and the city, built, imagined and narrated, this book focuses on Manhattan and Venice, but considers architecture as an intellectual and spatial process rather than a product. A critical look at the making of Manhattan and Venice provides a background to addressing the dynamic redefinition and making of space today. The gradual processes of adjustment, the making of a constantly changing dense space, the emphasis on forming rather than on figure, the incorporation of new forms and languages through their adaptation and transformation, make both Manhattan and Venice, in different ways, the ideal places to contextualize and address the issue of an architecture of the dynamic. Contents: Part 1: Paradigm Islands Part 2: Frames 1. Learning from Manhattan, Designing the Frivolous: Rem Koolhaas from 'Delirious' to 'Junkspace' 2. Building on Tension, Learning from Venice: Manfredo Tafuri's History Between renovatio and Continuity Part 3: Makings 3. Manhattan Grid: the City as a Script 4. Manhattan Surfacing: Central Park 5. From Grid to 'Grid Effect' 6. Venice Traces: Grids, Mats, Tentacles 7. Venice Impossible: Representations of the Dynamic Part 4: Readings 8. Manhattan: Performance, Artificial Chorality and Exhibitionism 9. Venice: Normative Chorality, Masks, Tenderness Part 5: Modern(s) 10. Le Corbusier and Manhattan 11. Le Corbusier and Venice Part 6: Contemporaries 12. The City as Event: Bernard Tschumi in Manhattan 13. Topology to Diagram: Peter Eisenman Between Venice and Manhattan 14. The City as Diagram. Gianugo Poleselloa??s Venice Part 7: Representations Part 8: Islands en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Routledge en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon en_US
dc.title Paradigm Islands: Manhattan and Venice en_US
dc.parent en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Oxon and New York en_US
dc.identifier.startpage en_US
dc.identifier.endpage en_US
dc.cauo.name DAB.School of Architecture en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 120103 en_US
dc.personcode 102908 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Architectural History and Theory en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition First en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Architecture and the city; Manhattan; Venice; urban design. en_US
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 102908 en_US


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