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November 15, 2007 Wall of 54 social programs (FDR memorial): images, writing, Braille, hands and faces of workers 5 bronze cylinders with negative images of panels: suggests rolling on clay to make panels, metaphor for positive and practical results of programs 4 galleries or rooms—1 for each term; events: 1 st hundred days, depression, WWII, peace/united nations; grassy berm between 2 nd and 3 rd rooms marks WWII Water because significant to FDR: assistant secretary of Navy, liked boats, many meetings with Churchill held on ships, polio occurrence and treatment Bas-relief of funeral cortege mirrored in reflecting pool to indicate reflective qualities of his death Palimpsest: came from literature, true of a place like Rome, people’s architecture on top of each other (really old ruins, newer buildings all in the same place) Via della Conciliazione: substantial reworking of a urban setting, took out the buildings and made a road, done by Mussolini This was also done in Paris:
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course ITDS 1114 taught by Professor Mdcasto during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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