Chora 4: Intervals in the Philosophy of Architecture

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, Jul 5, 2004 - Architecture - 392 pages
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Essays in this group include a discussion of the accomplishments of Gordon Matta-Clark, a reading of Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window, and an analysis of the implications of ethical/formal questions in the work of Ludwig Wittgenstein for architecture. Contributors include Caroline Dionne (Université de Québec à Montréal), Mark Dorrian (University of Edinburgh), Michael Emerson (University of New South Wales), Marc Glaudemans (University of Technology), George Hersey (emeritus, Yale University), Robert Kirkbride (design director, Studiolo), Joanna Merwood (doctoral dissertation, Princeton University), Michel Moussette (Ph.D. at the Université de Montréal), Juhani Pallasmaa (architect, Finland, emeritus Washington University in St. Louis), Alberto Pérez-Gómez (McGill University), David Theodore (McGill University), and Dorian Yurchuk (architect, New York City).
 

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Contents

Notes on Ruskins Theory
25
Alberti at
49
The Rediscovery of the Hinterland
83
The Cosmic Geometry
103
On the Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro
127
Modern Symbolism
177
Gordon MattaClarks Circling the Circle of
196
Alfred Hitchcocks Rear Window
211
The Glass Architecture of Fra Luca Pacioli
245
The Exemplary Life of an Architect
287
Ranelagh Gardens and the Recombinatory Utopia of Masquerade
313
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