Event-cities 3: concept vs. context vs. content. Tschumi Containing examples from recent projects by Bernard Tschumi, ‘Event-Cities 3’ describes how More. Get this from a library! Event-cities 3. [Bernard Tschumi]. Available in: Paperback. How concept, context, and content interact in architecture; provocative examples from recent projects by Bernard.

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William rated it it was amazing Aug 24, Since the s, Tschumi has argued that there is no fixed relationship between architectural form and the events that take place within it. Architecture, Modern — 20th century. By arguing that there is no space without event, he designs conditions for a reinvention of living, rather than repeating established aesthetic or symbolic conditions of design.

Tschumi used this essay as a precursor to a later eponymous series of writings detailing the so-called limits of architecture.

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After school and prior to winning evnt Parc de La Villette competition, he built his reputation as a theorist through his writings and drawings. University of Canberra Library.

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Set up My libraries How tschu,i I set up “My libraries”? He distinguishes between the forming of knowledge and the knowledge of form, contending that architecture is too often dismissed as the latter when it can often be used as the former.


In he published an essay entitled The Pleasure of Architecture in which he used sexual intercourse as a characterizing analogy for architecture.

This is a must have for any architect or aspiring architecture student! Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Over his almost forty-year career, his built accomplishments number over sixty, including theoretical projects. Tschumi’s work in the later s was refined through courses he taught at the Architectural Association and projects such as The Bernarv and The Manhattan Transcripts and evolved from montage techniques taken from film and techniques of the nouveau roman.

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Bernard Tschumi

Through documentation of recent projects–including the new Acropolis Museum in Athens, a campus athletic bernatd in Cincinnati, museums in Sao Paolo, New York, and Antwerp, concert halls in France, and a speculative urban project in Beijing–Tschumi examines different ways that concept, context, and content relate to each other in his work.

Refresh and try again. February Learn how and when to remove this template message. University of Western Australia. The Tokyo National Theater and Opera House project continued the research that Tschumi began in The Manhattan Transcripts, importing notational techniques from experimental dance and musical scores, and using the design process itself to challenge habitual ways of thinking about space, in contrast to earlier static, two dimensional representational techniques which delineated the outline of a building but not the intensity of life within it.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Concept, context, and content may be in unison or purposely discordant. Concept, context, and content may be in unison or purposely discordant. Nadine Malaeb rated it really liked it Jan 19, Customers who bought this item also bought.


For example, Superstudio evebt, one such branch of theoretically oriented architectural postmodernists, began to produce ironic, unrealizable projects such as the Continuous Monument project, which functioned as counter design and critique of the existing architecture culture, suggesting the end of architecture’s capacity to effect change on an urban or cultural scale.

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Australian National University Library. There is no architecture without a concept, an overriding idea that gives coherence and identity to cihies building. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Wikimedia Commons has media related to Bernard Tshcumi. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. He claimed that architecture by nature is fundamentally useless, setting it apart from “building”.

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Above all, he suggests that the activity of architecture is less about the making of forms than the investigation and materialization of concepts. State Library of NSW. Check copyright status Cite this Title Event-cities 3: