Reading Response

Reading response Wk 13

My first real job (besides the usual lawn-mowing and babysitting) was organizing the archives in my dad’s office. I spent my summer months in their storage room, and, later, the company’s (un-air-conditioned) warehouse rolling and unrolling reams of plans, yellowing,

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Reading response Wk 13

My first real job (besides the usual lawn-mowing and babysitting) was organizing the archives in my dad’s office. I spent my summer months in their storage room, and, later, the company’s (un-air-conditioned) warehouse rolling and unrolling reams of plans, yellowing,

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Reading Response Week 13 – Drawing

In his piece, Mark Hewitt at one point discusses conception and its place in architectural drawing.  Architects conceive their works in different ways – some use the “Mozartian” method of forming a complete vision in their head before setting it

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Reading Response Week 13 – Drawing

In his piece, Mark Hewitt at one point discusses conception and its place in architectural drawing.  Architects conceive their works in different ways – some use the “Mozartian” method of forming a complete vision in their head before setting it

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Architectural drawing

Answering the question about what happens when a design is translated into image, I want to start with the Mark Hewitt “Representational forms and modes of Conception.” He states that the most important things are the way we present the

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Architectural drawing

Answering the question about what happens when a design is translated into image, I want to start with the Mark Hewitt “Representational forms and modes of Conception.” He states that the most important things are the way we present the

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Reading Response: Week 13: Signs, Signals, and Signifiers

Architectural drawings, as the phrase is commonly referred to, imagines the construction of a specific form of space. They outline the structure and orient, or rather design, a specific function. Moreover architectural drawings are maps. The commonplace drawing today is

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Reading Response: Week 13: Signs, Signals, and Signifiers

Architectural drawings, as the phrase is commonly referred to, imagines the construction of a specific form of space. They outline the structure and orient, or rather design, a specific function. Moreover architectural drawings are maps. The commonplace drawing today is

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Tania Zarak – Week 13

“Conceive the building in the imagination, not on paper but in the mind, thoroughly – before touching paper.” – Frank Lloyd Wright In sum: architectonic drawings are a code to be decoded, so lets! Mark Hewitt begins his text by

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Tania Zarak – Week 13

“Conceive the building in the imagination, not on paper but in the mind, thoroughly – before touching paper.” – Frank Lloyd Wright In sum: architectonic drawings are a code to be decoded, so lets! Mark Hewitt begins his text by

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Reading Response Week 12 – Architecture, Print, and Abstraction

Victor Hugo’s essay, “Ceci tuera cela [This Will Kill That]”, points to a recurring anxiety about new developments in expressive technology – that as societies adopt new methods of telling stories about themselves, each one increases in its level of

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Reading Response Week 12 – Architecture, Print, and Abstraction

Victor Hugo’s essay, “Ceci tuera cela [This Will Kill That]”, points to a recurring anxiety about new developments in expressive technology – that as societies adopt new methods of telling stories about themselves, each one increases in its level of

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This will kill That

Analyzing through this week’s reading, I would like to concentrate on Victor Hugo’s interpretation of archdeacon thought “This will kill that. The book will kill the edifice.” I don’t want to go into religion and talk about how crucial for

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This will kill That

Analyzing through this week’s reading, I would like to concentrate on Victor Hugo’s interpretation of archdeacon thought “This will kill that. The book will kill the edifice.” I don’t want to go into religion and talk about how crucial for

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Reading Response Week 12: This Will Kill That

I’ll admit that when we first touched on Victor Hugo’s “this will replace that” (the idea that the advent of the printing press lead to the end of architecture as humanity’s primary means of expression) in class last week, I

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Reading Response Week 12: This Will Kill That

I’ll admit that when we first touched on Victor Hugo’s “this will replace that” (the idea that the advent of the printing press lead to the end of architecture as humanity’s primary means of expression) in class last week, I

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Reading Response, April 17, 2012

Reading Response, April 17, 2012 The articles for this week focused on the advent of print as a medium and its affects on architecture. The articles highlight that print in many ways affected architecture negatively as “to know the classic

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Reading Response, April 17, 2012

Reading Response, April 17, 2012 The articles for this week focused on the advent of print as a medium and its affects on architecture. The articles highlight that print in many ways affected architecture negatively as “to know the classic

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Reading Response Week 12

An argument that I found to be repeatedly mentioned in this week’s readings was the idea that the printed word destroyed the art or architecture. Neil Levine, who writes about Victor Hugo’s piece quotes him as saying “Architecture was ‘dead,

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Reading Response Week 12

An argument that I found to be repeatedly mentioned in this week’s readings was the idea that the printed word destroyed the art or architecture. Neil Levine, who writes about Victor Hugo’s piece quotes him as saying “Architecture was ‘dead,

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