Tschumi, Bernard, Architecture and disjunction I Bernard Tschumi. p. cm. ” The Pleasure of Architecture” originally appeared in a different form in AD. Available in: Paperback. Avant-garde theorist and architect Bernard Tschumi is equally well known for his writing and his practice. Architecture.

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Goodreads helps you architecturr track of books you want to read. Jan 31, Laurasmoot rated it really liked it Shelves: Bernard Tschumi is an architect, writer, and educator, commonly associated with deconstructivism. Rather than manipulating the formal properties of architecture, we might look into what really happens inside buildings and cities: The Pleasure of Architecture.

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. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. To quote Leon Battista Alberti: From the beginning, the polemics of deconstruction, together with much of post-structuralist thought, interested a small number of architects because it disjunctioh to question the very principles of geborgenheit that the postmodernist mainstream was trying to promote.

Architecture and Disjunction, which brings together Tschumi’s essays from tois a lucid and provocative analysis of many of the key issues that have engaged architectural discourse over the past two decades–from deconstructive theory to recent concerns with the notions of event and programs. Crossprogramming Architecture has always been as much about the event that takes place in a space as about the space itself.


I do not believe it is possible, nor does it make sense, to design buildings that formally attempt to blur traditional structures, that is, that display forms that lie somewhere between abstraction and figuration, or between structure and ornament, or that are cut-up and dislocated for esthetic reasons.

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Architecture and Disjunction by Bernard Tschumi

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In our era of reproduction, we have seen how the conventional construction techniques of frame and skin corresponded to the superficiality and precariousness of media culture, and how a constant expansion of change was risjunction to satisfy the often banal needs of the media. The item was not properly packaged, so when I received the book in the mail, it was damaged. MIT Press- Architecture – pages.


Mithraa Gopal rated it liked it Apr 06, I think it is still relevant todaybut appropriate as a text in a larger architectural library consisting mostly of theory. The Best Books of Looking for beautiful books? Function does not follow form, form does not follow function — or fiction for that matter — however, they certainly interact.

Architecture and Disjunction

Gerardo rated it it was amazing Aug 15, Although both stemmed from early interests in linguistics and semiology, the first group saw fiction and narrative as part of the realm of metaphors, of a new architecture parlante, of form, while the second group saw fiction and scenarios as analogues for programs and function.

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