{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Lecture 1 - Architecture and Memory Morality and Quality I...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Architecture and Memory, Morality, and Quality I. World Trade Center a. Quality/Morality of building i. Cost got in the way of quality b. Not as many lives would have been lost c. Concrete over steel deck d. Cost saved i. Nothing but plasterboard between walls (fire) e. Nyarro Yamasaki and Port Authorities of NY/NJ somewhat responsible II. Buildings Devoted to Evil a. Auschwitz, Poland b. Technology (how was mass murder possible?) i. Rail lines allowed quick travel from all over to the camp c. Masterpiece of function i. Gas chambers and ventilation systems ii. Location of barracks and chambers (security) d. Swastika in Asia = happiness i. Transfer of memory through symbols ii. San Diego Apartment building in shape of swastika 1. Shape perfect for function a. Air, light, and children playing III. Memory a. Falling water – seems to reflect viewer’s favorite things b. Preserved through photography IV.Morality a. Versailles i. Focused on King’s bedroom ii. ½ mile iii. No plumbing 1. Men urinate down main staircase
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.
  • Fall '10
  • FrankToker
  • Frank Lloyd Wright, e. Nyarro Yamasaki, Diego Apartment building, Quality I. World, building V. Cathedral, worst urban renewal

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 2

Lecture 1 - Architecture and Memory Morality and Quality I...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon bookmark
Ask a homework question - tutors are online