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Urban excitement can come to villages instead of people leaving to go see the cities.They both used the idea of a mobile home that is capable of getting water and other necessities.It is appropriate that this came in the 60’s because the space program was booming.Everyone was excited about space and space travel.Science fiction dominated people’s thoughts and pop culture.
Memory & Identity 123:46How does the Ise shrine in Japan illustrate the way a work of architecture can be tied to one specific geographic location and longstanding cultural tradition?Torii- A national symbol of Japan. Marks a threshold to a sacred place.Shinto – A religion found in Japan (Sun Goddess)The rebuilding of the shrine (Every 20 years) has become a national tradition in Japan.Sengu – The rebuilding of the shrine.Genius Loci- The spirit of a place.Volksgeist- Spirit of a people.Why might the U.S. prohibition of the 1947 sengu help revive Japanese interest in a shrine that had inspired little interest before World War II?Japan needed an icon to represent their culture.How can you argue against the idea that the classical tradition is (or should be) a ‘universal‘ style of architecture? What was Winckelmann’s opinion on what made Greek art so special?The styles involved in classic architecture are transcendent and belong everywhere.Winckelmann said that Greek art was perfect because it reflected the people.Climate, Diet, Exercise, Nudity.
Memory & Identity 123:46Why would reviving the ancient Roman architectural style have a special appeal to Italians in the 15th century? What might this have to do with France and the widespread Gothic style?They liked the idea of using natural light and other such qualities.How did Vitruvius, Serlio, and Philibert de l’Orme insert the suggestion of local ‘ownership’ of the classical style into their books on architecture?They said that classicism is not geographically loyal to any one place.It is a universally useful art and should be used anywhere.Why did Hübsch think Greek architecture was not appropriate for modern buildings? What did he propose instead?Styles shouldn’t be translated from one place to another.In What Style Should We Build?Our own style.How did Semper see technology and culture together influencing visual style? What was the connection between the ‘four elements’ and how people made architecture?Fire – CeramicsMound – Masonry (Earth)Roof – Carpentry (Rain)Enclosure – TextilesAll architecture is a reflection of Where and when.