ARCH210 Class Notes[1]

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ARCH210:SP10-Class Notes 1/21 Ruskin Against machine Believed in craftsmanship Factory produced goods insult to well-done human production Cultural critique Total Work of Art Whole house and contents designed and crafted to work together No more than 3 workers Morris and Webb Semper German 4 Elements hearth (fire) roof enclosure earthwork (mound) Architecture is a fundamental art All other arts developed from it Music, dance and architecture began together
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Great theorist, okay architect Laugier Fundamentalist Metaphor for how architecture started (Primative Hut) 1/28 Art Nouveau-1893 Natural forms stylized Viollet-Le-Duc Gothic forms using iron Arts and Crafts Against machine driven design Van de Velde Werkbund Ornamentation is attached Ornament is functional identity of form Guimard Metro stations Wanted mass production of natural looking iron Gaudi “modern” in Spain
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didn’t really fit anywhere Olbrich and Wagner Disliked classical and Art Nouveau Expressive language of pure geometries and massive pylon forms Wagner Sublime protection of money (Postal Savings Bank) Cladding Hoffmann Flatten building; get rid of volume Klimt Flatten art Loos Ornament is a crime Don’t need to create style; already there Against invention of new ornament Replace decoration with material Ram plan—tight connections Experience based—can’t really be photographed 2/2 Werkbund National project
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Artists union Futurists Individuals Both of these movements liked technology Kulture vs. Civilization Kulture Spirit, culture, human, tradition Warm Civilization Machine, money, economy Cold Machine needed to be covered by culture (AEG Turbine Factory) Poelzig Chemical factory No regular form Expressionist Taut Expressionist Glass Architecture Cubism
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Dynamism Different perspectives at the same time Futurism Loved machine and war Sant’Elia Volumes Potential Test Questions: Position of Adolf Loos Compare 2 huts Semper and Original Le-Duc on Gothic Revival Ornament and Crime argument Blasé attitude  Idea of metro and mental paper Ruskin on the Crystal Palace Semper’s 4 elements Biblioteque—question about the building Compare Muthesius and Van de Velde
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2/4 Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie style until 1910 Usonian style after 1930s Worked for Sullivan and Adler for 3 years Oak Park Vernacular style typical of Arts and Crafts Wright’s own house (also 1 st  building) Semper’s 4 elements can be seen in Wright’s work Winslow House Beginnings of prairie style house Willets House Shifting bars All areas connected yet separated by a fireplace Dana House Arch typical of Chicago and Sullivan Geometrical, yet abstract Used Roman brick Coonley House Japanese influence can be seen Details are geometric
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course MSEC 7102 taught by Professor Myers during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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