Monthly Archives: October 2011

Reading 20 – Colomina

While architecture is seemingly forever tied to the human body, through scale and occupancy more than anything, its relation to the medical body is less defined and certainly more open to change. Colomina’s The Medical Body in Modern Architecture certainly … Continue reading

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Reading 19 – Deleuze & Guattari

Rhizomatic structures are able to quantify a level of communication, not as traces or representation, but to a degree that legitimizes the mapping of linear relationships between plateaus. The illustration of the rhizome in Deleuze & Guattari communicates its ability … Continue reading

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Reading 18 – de Sola Morales

de Sola Morales’ argument for aesthetics as a peripheral, referential system within the contemporary society is appropriate in its recognition of the paradigm. de Sola Morales considers this “a privileged position within the system of references and values of contemporary … Continue reading

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