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Six canonical projects by Rem Koolhaas : essays on the history of ideas, by Ingrid Böck

Label
Six canonical projects by Rem Koolhaas : essays on the history of ideas
Title
Six canonical projects by Rem Koolhaas
Title remainder
essays on the history of ideas
Statement of responsibility
by Ingrid Böck
Title variation
6 canonical projects by Rem Koolhaas
Creator
Contributor
Architect
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Böck, Ingrid
Dewey number
720.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
Index
index present
LC call number
NA1153.K64
LC item number
B63x 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Koolhaas, Rem
Series statement
Architektur + Analyse
Series volume
5
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  • Koolhaas, Rem
  • Office for Metropolitan Architecture
  • Architecture, Modern
  • Architecture
  • Koolhaas, Rem
  • Office for Metropolitan Architecture
  • Architecture, Modern
  • Architecture
  • Koolhaas, Rem
Label
Six canonical projects by Rem Koolhaas : essays on the history of ideas, by Ingrid Böck
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1. Wall: Exodus, or the Voluntary Prisoners of Architecture, London 1972 : The wall as a means of division, exclusion, and difference : Good half and bad half of the city: Exodus, or the Voluntary Prisoners of Architecture ; Decision-making and the authority of the plan ; Somatology and the fictitious entity of the prison ; Deterministic form and flexibility ; Delimiting the world and enabling difference ; Taking place and the sacred nature of city walls -- The ideal city and other models of utopian life : The closed and the open society as ideal worlds ; Nova Insula Utopia, or the nowhere place ; Urban vacancy and the disappearance of public space ; Reinventing utopia, or daily life beyond necessity -- Utopia zero degree, or freedom beyond planning : the Manhattan skyscraper as utopia zero degree ; The city as script and social condenser ; Amplifying the program within structures of control ; The wall as a means of freedom beyond planning -- 2. Void: Ville Nouvelle Mulun-Sénart, Paris 1987 : Failed agencies of modern urbanism : Planning makes no difference ; Chaos and nothingness: Ville Nouvelle Melun-Sénart ; Metropolis and disorder, or the city without qualities -- Void and future development : The watertight formula of the modern city ; Tabula rasa and prospective preservation ; The grid as field of projection -- Void as environment of control and choice : Infrastructure and kit-of-parts architecture ; Experiments of the non-plan and the unhouse ; The city as social work of art -- The armature of genericity : Critical theory and the architect's status ; The end of the dialectic city ; The operating system of the Roma quadrata ; City planning and bricolage technique -- 3. Montage: Maison à Bordeaux, France 1994-1998 : Dismantling modernist fragments : The armature of modernism: The Maison à Bordeaux ; Architectural promenade and sequential perception ; Dismantlement and disappearance ; Between modernist and surrealist ideas ; Transgression and the accursed share in architecture -- The rational and irrational side of architecture : Architecture as paranoid critical activity ; Maritime analogy ; Un cadavre exquis ; Metaphoric planning and the skyscraper diagram -- Montage and filmic reality : The metropolis as manifesto of modern life ; Inventing reality through writing ; Post-structuralist theory, or the whole, real, there ; Montage and creative history -- 4. Trajectory: Dutch Embassy, Berlin 1999-2003 : The trajectory as lived experience of the body : The wall and the cube: the Dutch Embassy in Berlin ; The pliable surface as inside-out city ; The car as modernist sign of motion and lived experience ; Psychogeographic mapping of the city ; Architecture as event, transcript, and folie -- Identity and aura, or the trajectory as historical narrative : Historical aura as source of identity ; Displacement, appropriation, and erasure of identity ; Projecting national identity, or the typical and the unique ; The Dioscuri motif, or standardization and individuality ; Junkspace as the end of the typical and the generic : The typical and the generic ; Junkspace as dérive ; Generic versus brand ; Typology and flexibility, or frame for change ; The trajectory as diagram of performance -- 5. Infrastructure: Public Library, Seattle 1999-2004 : Expanding the program of semi-private space : Structures for non-specific events ; The diagrammatic section: the Seattle Public Library ; Stable and unstable zones, or the event-structure of semi-public space -- Infrastructure diagrams of circulation : The dialectic between needle and globe structure ; The elevator as a diagram of discontinuity ; The escalator as a diagram of continuity and circulation ; Shopping and the public sphere -- Technological determinism and the public sphere : The technological sublime as social event ; Infrastructural techno-utopias ; Public space as "air-conditioning project" -- 6. Shape : CCTV, Beijing 2002-2008 : The outdated typology of the skyscraper : An adaptive species: the CCTV building in Beijing ; New typologies of the city ; Shape as content and container -- Neo-liberal conditions of architectural practice : Plasticity, or the dialectic between form and shape ; Post-criticality ; Originality and the avant-garde -- Conclusion
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
367 pages
Isbn
9783868592191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Donated by the Manitoba Association of Architects.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), plans
System control number
  • (OCoLC)883515907
  • (OCoLC)ocn883515907
Label
Six canonical projects by Rem Koolhaas : essays on the history of ideas, by Ingrid Böck
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1. Wall: Exodus, or the Voluntary Prisoners of Architecture, London 1972 : The wall as a means of division, exclusion, and difference : Good half and bad half of the city: Exodus, or the Voluntary Prisoners of Architecture ; Decision-making and the authority of the plan ; Somatology and the fictitious entity of the prison ; Deterministic form and flexibility ; Delimiting the world and enabling difference ; Taking place and the sacred nature of city walls -- The ideal city and other models of utopian life : The closed and the open society as ideal worlds ; Nova Insula Utopia, or the nowhere place ; Urban vacancy and the disappearance of public space ; Reinventing utopia, or daily life beyond necessity -- Utopia zero degree, or freedom beyond planning : the Manhattan skyscraper as utopia zero degree ; The city as script and social condenser ; Amplifying the program within structures of control ; The wall as a means of freedom beyond planning -- 2. Void: Ville Nouvelle Mulun-Sénart, Paris 1987 : Failed agencies of modern urbanism : Planning makes no difference ; Chaos and nothingness: Ville Nouvelle Melun-Sénart ; Metropolis and disorder, or the city without qualities -- Void and future development : The watertight formula of the modern city ; Tabula rasa and prospective preservation ; The grid as field of projection -- Void as environment of control and choice : Infrastructure and kit-of-parts architecture ; Experiments of the non-plan and the unhouse ; The city as social work of art -- The armature of genericity : Critical theory and the architect's status ; The end of the dialectic city ; The operating system of the Roma quadrata ; City planning and bricolage technique -- 3. Montage: Maison à Bordeaux, France 1994-1998 : Dismantling modernist fragments : The armature of modernism: The Maison à Bordeaux ; Architectural promenade and sequential perception ; Dismantlement and disappearance ; Between modernist and surrealist ideas ; Transgression and the accursed share in architecture -- The rational and irrational side of architecture : Architecture as paranoid critical activity ; Maritime analogy ; Un cadavre exquis ; Metaphoric planning and the skyscraper diagram -- Montage and filmic reality : The metropolis as manifesto of modern life ; Inventing reality through writing ; Post-structuralist theory, or the whole, real, there ; Montage and creative history -- 4. Trajectory: Dutch Embassy, Berlin 1999-2003 : The trajectory as lived experience of the body : The wall and the cube: the Dutch Embassy in Berlin ; The pliable surface as inside-out city ; The car as modernist sign of motion and lived experience ; Psychogeographic mapping of the city ; Architecture as event, transcript, and folie -- Identity and aura, or the trajectory as historical narrative : Historical aura as source of identity ; Displacement, appropriation, and erasure of identity ; Projecting national identity, or the typical and the unique ; The Dioscuri motif, or standardization and individuality ; Junkspace as the end of the typical and the generic : The typical and the generic ; Junkspace as dérive ; Generic versus brand ; Typology and flexibility, or frame for change ; The trajectory as diagram of performance -- 5. Infrastructure: Public Library, Seattle 1999-2004 : Expanding the program of semi-private space : Structures for non-specific events ; The diagrammatic section: the Seattle Public Library ; Stable and unstable zones, or the event-structure of semi-public space -- Infrastructure diagrams of circulation : The dialectic between needle and globe structure ; The elevator as a diagram of discontinuity ; The escalator as a diagram of continuity and circulation ; Shopping and the public sphere -- Technological determinism and the public sphere : The technological sublime as social event ; Infrastructural techno-utopias ; Public space as "air-conditioning project" -- 6. Shape : CCTV, Beijing 2002-2008 : The outdated typology of the skyscraper : An adaptive species: the CCTV building in Beijing ; New typologies of the city ; Shape as content and container -- Neo-liberal conditions of architectural practice : Plasticity, or the dialectic between form and shape ; Post-criticality ; Originality and the avant-garde -- Conclusion
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
367 pages
Isbn
9783868592191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Donated by the Manitoba Association of Architects.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), plans
System control number
  • (OCoLC)883515907
  • (OCoLC)ocn883515907

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