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MIT4_607F09_lec03 - 4.607 Thinking About Architecture: In...

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‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ 4.607 Thinking About Architecture: In History and at Present Instructor: Prof. Mark Jarzombek TA: Ana María León M: 9.30-12:30 LECTURE NOTES FROM SEPTEMBER 28 General Theme: Metaphysics and Anti‐Metaphysics Metaphysics leads from: 1) Natural state, 2) Rupture, 3) Reconstituted Social Fabric Tschumi Architecture as split subject non‐violent/ object/use violent architectural body/human body The Question of Metaphysics “The Building” represents “social norms” metaphysics of order User’s bring “violence” to the building through their individual bodies antimetaphysics of individual Like Plato, T. sees violence is a type of positive BUT Unlike Plato, order, for Tschumi, comes first. It is not constructed through the processes of metaphysical rupture. It is “pre‐metaphysics” Unlike Plato there is no ‘repair’. The social can or cannot exist. Opposite of Design‐Build where the social is integrated into architectural
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course ARCH 4.500 taught by Professor Lawrencesass during the Fall '08 term at MIT.

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