Chora 1: Intervals in the Philosophy of Architecture

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Alberto P?rez-G?mez, Alberto Pérez Gómez, Stephen Parcell
McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, Dec 15, 1994 - Architecture - 288 pages
Contents Chora: The Space of Architectural Representation - Alberto Pérez-Gómez - The Measure of Expression: Physiognomy and Character in the Nouvelle Méthode of Jean-Jacques Lequeu - Jean-François Bédard - Michelangelo: The Image of the Human Body, Artifice, and Architecture - Helmut Klassen - Architecture as Site of Reception - Part I: Cuisine, Frontality, and the Infra-thin - Donald Kunze - Fictional Cities - Graham Livesey - Instrumentality and the Organic Assistance of Looms - Indra Kagis McEwen - Space and Image in Andrey Tarkovsky's "Nostalgia": Notes on a Phenomenology of Architecture in Cinema - Juhani Pallasmaa - The Momentary Modern Magic of the Panorama - Stephen Parcell - The Building of a Horizon - Louise Pelletier - Anaesthetic Induction: An Excursion into the World of Visual Indifference - Natalija Subotincic. The essays in this collection explore architectural form and content in the hope of finding new and better alternatives to traditionally accepted practices.
 

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Contents

Physiognomy
35
The Image of the Human Body
57
Architecture as Site of Reception Part
83
Fictional Cities
109
Instrumentality and the Organic Assistance
123
Space and Image in Andrei Tarkovskys
143
The Momentary Modern Magic of the Panorama
167
The Building of a Horizon
189
An Excursion into
217
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