Salman4.3.08 - ARC132 Lecture Notes 4/3/08 -Final will only...

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ARC132 Lecture Notes 4/3/08 -Final will only cover material since the midterm exam -Projects for next week will be turned in at the Faculty of Architecture, 230 College Street -Project #2 will be handed in at room 500, 5 th floor of Faculty of AL&D -Projects will be retrievable before May 2 nd at room 500, 5 th floor at the Faculty of AL&D from 11:00am-3:00pm Deconstructive Architecture -Deconstructivism is a term in contemporary literature and philosophy meaning a process by which the text and language, of western philosophy in particular, appear to shift and complicate in meaning. -Characterized by ideas of fragmentation, manipulating a structure’s surface or skin, nonlinear shapes. -Simulation of unpredictable and controlled chaos, moving architecture away from the principles of modernism (form follows function, etc.) Zaha Hadid -Born in 1950 in Baghdad, received a degree in Mathematics for undergrad -Worked with Rem Koolhaus after graduating, established London based firm -Professor at University of Applied Arts in Yemen -Hadid’s work experiments with existing urban scale, work with landscape and furniture -Hadid’s work often incorporates gravity, a single point of view, explosion, sharp shards,
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Salman4.3.08 - ARC132 Lecture Notes 4/3/08 -Final will only...

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