Download e-book for iPad: Space as Storyteller: Spatial Jumps in Architecture, by Laura Chiesa

By Laura Chiesa

ISBN-10: 0810133458

ISBN-13: 9780810133457

ISBN-10: 0810133466

ISBN-13: 9780810133464

Walter Benjamin's Arcades Project means that area can develop into a storyteller: if that is so, lots of fleeting tales may be learn within the area of modernity, the place repetition and the unforeseen cross-pollinate. In Space as Storyteller, Laura Chiesa explores a number of tales throughout quite a lot of time that narrate spatial jumps, from Benjamin's tangential tackle the cityscape, the experimentalism of Futurist theatricality, the a number of and power atlases narrated through Italo Calvino and Georges Perec, and the posturban proposal and perform of Bernard Tschumi and Rem Koolhaas/OMA. Space as Storyteller diverts awareness from remoted disciplines and ancient or geographical contexts towards transdisciplinary encounters that mobilize the aptitude to invent new areas of comparability, a possible the writer describes as "architecturability."

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