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Week 6 Lecture - Week 6 17:01 Chartes Cathedral, near Paris...

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Unformatted text preview: Week 6 17:01 Chartes Cathedral, near Paris Basilican plan Had artifact of virgin mary o Reliquary site Pilgrimage center Groin vault over the nave o Rib, vault, and boss(center) 40 columns for the 40 days and 40 nights Viollet Le Duc rebuilt Gothic Cathedral Pantheon (St. Genevieve), Paris 1755-1790 Dome Pure structure shown in classical style Central plan Neues Museum or Altes Museum Berlin 1828 Cultural reference Louvre, Paris Pei says that he wanted to have it transparent with modern pyramid as he wanted glass Post modernism Neo-classism Comes around 18 th century Fascination with pure forms Taking style of past and giving it new clothes Etienne Boullee was extremely influential Allusion to antiquity Rigorous geometric order Modern materials Mies van der Rohe Space became important aspect of modernists Modernism space subordination of structure & ornament to space Passive vs Active System Active = mechanic/electrical Passive = no fans or pumps Construction System of production Steel reinforced concrete Proximity to materials and manufacturing Masdar Headquarters (United Arab Emirates) 2013 Trying to incorporate future without oil and nuclear power Powered purely by solar and wind power (roof is solar panels) Center for commerce, public transit Book Reading 17:01 The Modernists of the 20 th century were inspired by a rationality based on structural and industrial realities. We start with Louis Kahns famous question structural and industrial realities....
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Week 6 Lecture - Week 6 17:01 Chartes Cathedral, near Paris...

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