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Evocations Of Byzantium In Zenitist Avant-Garde Architecture, Jelena Bogdanović 2016 Iowa State University

Evocations Of Byzantium In Zenitist Avant-Garde Architecture, Jelena Bogdanović

Jelena Bogdanović

The Byzantine legacy in modern architecture can be divided between a historicist, neo-Byzantine architectural style and an active investigation of the potentials of the Byzantine for a modern, explicitly nontraditional, architecture. References to Byzantium in avantgarde Eastern European architecture of the 1920s employed a modernist interpretation of the Byzantine concept of space that evoked a mode of “medieval” experience and creative practice rather than direct historical quotation. The avant-garde movement of Zenitism, a prominent visionary avant-garde movement in the Balkans, provides a case study in the ways immaterial aspects of Byzantine architecture infiltrated modernism and moved it beyond an academic ...


The Relational Spiritual Geopolitics Of Constantinople, The Capital Of The Byzantine Empire, Jelena Bogdanović 2016 Iowa State University

The Relational Spiritual Geopolitics Of Constantinople, The Capital Of The Byzantine Empire, Jelena Bogdanović

Jelena Bogdanović

Strategically located on a peninsula on the European side of the narrow Bosphorus strait that connects the Mediterranean and the Black Seas (by way also of the Sea of Marmara and the Dardanelles), Constantinople; the capital city of the medieval Roman Empire that we know as the Byzantine Empire (324-1453), was the largest and most thriving urban center in the Old World.1 The city was founded by the first Roman Emperor who embraced Christianity, Constantine I (d. 337), as the eponymous capital outside historically dominant urban centers and as the alternative to the city of Rome. This chapter outlines ...


Visual Poetry Responses To A Changing City-Scape, Andrew Taylor 2016 Nottingham Trent University

Visual Poetry Responses To A Changing City-Scape, Andrew Taylor

The Goose

Poetry by Andrew Taylor


Across Disciplinary And National Borders: A Pedagogical Tool For Re-Use, Sandra Marques Pereira, Jim Roche 2016 DINÂMIA’CET-IUL, University Institute of Lisbon

Across Disciplinary And National Borders: A Pedagogical Tool For Re-Use, Sandra Marques Pereira, Jim Roche

Conference papers

This paper examines the process and results of a multinational, interdisciplinary pedagogical experiment aimed at exploring design options for the reconfiguration of dwellings in Portela: a modern middle-class, high-rise estate in north-east Lisbon.

The experimental workshop entitled “Contemporary Living Patterns in Mass Housing in Europe” occurred in the ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon in the summer of 2014 under the aegis of OIKONET, a global multidisciplinary network on housing research and learning funded by the EU Lifelong Learning Programme.

Three framing steps preceded the design work of the students. Firstly, a lecture focused in three issues: i) the social and ...


Evocations Of Byzantium In Zenitist Avant-Garde Architecture, Jelena Bogdanović 2016 Iowa State University

Evocations Of Byzantium In Zenitist Avant-Garde Architecture, Jelena Bogdanović

Architecture Publications

The Byzantine legacy in modern architecture can be divided between a historicist, neo-Byzantine architectural style and an active investigation of the potentials of the Byzantine for a modern, explicitly nontraditional, architecture. References to Byzantium in avantgarde Eastern European architecture of the 1920s employed a modernist interpretation of the Byzantine concept of space that evoked a mode of “medieval” experience and creative practice rather than direct historical quotation. The avant-garde movement of Zenitism, a prominent visionary avant-garde movement in the Balkans, provides a case study in the ways immaterial aspects of Byzantine architecture infiltrated modernism and moved it beyond an academic ...


Hawley-Green Street National Register Historic District Boundary Expansion Syracuse Onondaga Co, Samuel D. Gruber Dr. 2016 Syracuse University

Hawley-Green Street National Register Historic District Boundary Expansion Syracuse Onondaga Co, Samuel D. Gruber Dr.

Samuel D. Gruber, Ph.D.

Provides a history and descriptive building list of the Hawley-Green Street neighborhood in Syracuse, NY and add over 100 properties ot the existing historic district established in 1979.


Book Review: Unfinished Modernisations: Between Utopia And Pragmatism, Edited By Maroje Mrduljaš And Vladimir Kulić, Jelena Bogdanović 2016 Iowa State University

Book Review: Unfinished Modernisations: Between Utopia And Pragmatism, Edited By Maroje Mrduljaš And Vladimir Kulić, Jelena Bogdanović

Jelena Bogdanović

Vladimir Kulić and Maroje Mrduljaš co-edited two invaluable books in 2012: Unfinished Modernisations: Between Utopia and Pragmatism and Modernism In-Between. The Mediatory Architectures of Socialist Yugoslavia. These complementary books deal with modernism in architecture and urbanism in the territories of former Yugoslavia from its post-WWII period until its phased dissolution in the 1990s. The authors are trained as architects with distinctive background in the field. Kulić and Mrduljaš obtained their professional degrees in architecture in the former Yugoslavia, at the University of Belgrade and the University of Zagreb, respectively. Kulić further specialized in modernism in 1950s and 1960s socialist Yugoslavia ...


The Rhetoric Of Architecture In The Byzantine Context: The Case Study Of The Holy Sepulchre / Реторика Архитектуре У Византијском Контексту: Пример Цркве Светог Гроба, Jelena Bogdanović 2016 Iowa State University

The Rhetoric Of Architecture In The Byzantine Context: The Case Study Of The Holy Sepulchre / Реторика Архитектуре У Византијском Контексту: Пример Цркве Светог Гроба, Jelena Bogdanović

Jelena Bogdanović

This paper examines the rhetorical capacity of architecture, and in particular, “the rhetoric of architecture” rather than the usually examined “rhetoric about architecture.” In this work, the rhetoric of architecture is understood as codified visual and architectural conventions as a series of transpositions that frame specific meanings other than and beyond visible and spatial. Here the proposed “rhetoric of architecture” is also more about its capacity as a “mnemonic tool” and about the “craft of composition” rather than about persuading others or about representation based on exact likeness. This concept is particularly significant in the creation of the sacred. By ...


The Phiale As A Spatial Icon, Jelena Bogdanović 2016 Iowa State University

The Phiale As A Spatial Icon, Jelena Bogdanović

Jelena Bogdanović

This paper examines phialae as spatial icons by focusing on their micro-architecture and related spiritual and sacramental meanings. Similar in architectural form and meaning to ablution and baptismal fonts, phialae were distinct installations for holy water fonts, which were used for ceremonies related to the blessing of holy water but would also invoke references to the cleansing of sins and the sacrament of baptism.


La Identidad Cultural A Través Del Espacio Urbano Y Arquitectónico En La Ciudad De México: El Caso De La Villa De Guadalupe, Jamil Afana 2016 The University of Western Ontario

La Identidad Cultural A Través Del Espacio Urbano Y Arquitectónico En La Ciudad De México: El Caso De La Villa De Guadalupe, Jamil Afana

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

Today, the revered sanctuary of Tepeyac where the Virgin Mary of Guadalupe appeared in 1531, is one of the most visited sites in Mexico and one of the most culturally characteristics spaces of Mexico City. The urban and architectural space of guadalupanista sacred enclosure has continuously transformed since the sixteenth century. This focuses primarily on the years 1976 to 2011 to analyze the Mexican cultural identity that has developed during that time. Both dates are important because they represent the last two built interventions within the sanctuary and they mark the urban image of the sacred space and surroundings. In ...


Hawkins, Mildred S. (Curd), D. 2014 (Sc 3044), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Hawkins, Mildred S. (Curd), D. 2014 (Sc 3044), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3045. Written comments by Mildred Hawkins regarding houses found in An Album of Early Warren County Landmarks by Irene Moss Sumpter and published in 1976. She includes the corresponding page number with her comments about properties associated with family and Warren County history.


Speculative Future Metabolic Architecture, Haley Erin Moore 2016 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Speculative Future Metabolic Architecture, Haley Erin Moore

Masters Theses

Speculating the implications of a metabolic architecture provides a platform for thinking about a new way of future building. Disaster scenarios such as floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, nuclear fallouts, and others are unavoidable events. Instead of building compressively, meaning building to defend against scenarios such as disasters, the future should include building in the way a natural system behaves, in flux, with material dependencies, and as an output produced from the exchange of materials, reactions, or responses that occur in a metabolism. Architecture must be thought of as an output of a metabolism, an altered input, where this output is unknown ...


Contextual Typologies: Synthesizing Timeless Architecture Typological Details In The Classical Urban Fabric Of Charleston, South Carolina, Denver George Sells 2016 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Contextual Typologies: Synthesizing Timeless Architecture Typological Details In The Classical Urban Fabric Of Charleston, South Carolina, Denver George Sells

Masters Theses

The purpose of this thesis project is to explore the creation of a methodology as a tool and means of making an objective analysis out of a subjective design issue. This thesis deals with public perceptions of architecture and design, specifically Clemson University School of Architecture’s new Spaulding Paolozzi Center in Charleston, South Carolina, designed by Brad Cloepfil of Allied Works Architecture, and what ultimately led to its redaction from the Board of Architectural Reviewers in Charleston. In order to do so, case studies of other classical cities will be examined and compared to the historic urban fabric of ...


River Machine: A Balcony For The City, Nicole Anne Drelich 2016 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

River Machine: A Balcony For The City, Nicole Anne Drelich

Masters Theses

The city of Knoxville, as it is today, lacks a certain level of connection with the Tennessee River. The goal of this thesis project is to identify the source of development away from the river, and to design a waterfront intervention, which will reflect community goals, as well as pay respect to the factors that have driven the development of Knoxville in the past.

Through the study of Knoxville’s history, one can see a clear change in the geographical and social condition of the Tennessee River in Knoxville. Through the innovation of the Tennessee Valley Authority, the riverbanks were ...


Drawing-Over: Une Vie Decantée. Le Corbusier Y Louis Soutter, Daniel Naegele 2016 Iowa State University

Drawing-Over: Une Vie Decantée. Le Corbusier Y Louis Soutter, Daniel Naegele

Daniel J. Naegele

Louis Soutter, primo de Le Corbusier, era un afamado violinista que, al final de su vida, fue internado en un sanatorio suizo. Soutter amaba dibujar. Sus figuras humanas, lascivas y alargadas, flotan juntas como un fluido, extendiéndose de arriba a abajo y de margen a margen, decorando cualquiera de las superficies que Soutter cubría. Cuando Le Corbusier dio a Soutter copias de sus afamados libros, rápidamente ‘sobredibujó’ en sus imágenes. Sus dibujos no anulaban el texto visual, sino que lo comentaban. Resultaba una intrigante dialéctica. En un artículo de 1936 de la revista Minotaure, Le Corbusier describía con benevolencia a ...


Encontrando Rostros, Daniel Naegele 2016 Iowa State University

Encontrando Rostros, Daniel Naegele

Daniel J. Naegele

Mandoline et guitare (Picasso, 1924) es un cuadro ambiguo, construido conscientemente como una cabeza encubierta, oculta. Esta lectura secundaria de la obra cuestiona el contenido obvio de la lectura primaria, la naturaleza muerta. La ambigüedad fomenta la conciencia de la percepción visual del espectador. Una lección en la naturaleza de la representación, la pintura emana un sentido de lo extraño. Está secretamente habitada, reuniendo un valor de culto y de exposición, insistiendo en que “otros mundos” están localizados dentro del mundo que conocemos. ¿Puede una ambigüedad y sugerencia de otros mundos de este tipo presentarse en el caso de la ...


Excursus On Contessa Priuli, With Postscript, Colin Rowe, Daniel Naegele 2016 Iowa State University

Excursus On Contessa Priuli, With Postscript, Colin Rowe, Daniel Naegele

Daniel J. Naegele

I have dedicated this collection of essays to the memory of Contessa Lilian Priuli-Bon because I begin to understand that, unless I myself make notice of her, hers was a life and a sensibility – a remarkable historical intelligence – which likely will remain without record.


La Puertas Y Ventanas De Duchamp: Fresh Widow, Bagarre D'Austerlitz, Puerta: 11 Rue Larrey, La Puerta Gradiva, Etant Donnés, Daniel Naegele 2016 Iowa State University

La Puertas Y Ventanas De Duchamp: Fresh Widow, Bagarre D'Austerlitz, Puerta: 11 Rue Larrey, La Puerta Gradiva, Etant Donnés, Daniel Naegele

Daniel J. Naegele

Cuando utilizamos el sistema de categorías para reflexionar sobre el arte de Marcel Duchamp, nos enfrentamos a una aparente paradoja: de un modo simultáneo, nos conduce y, a la vez, se resiste a la clasificación. Esta característica aparece en toda su obra. Es una cualidad que encontramos en cada pieza y en la obra en su conjunto. Se examinará esta cuestión, poniendo uno al lado del otro cinco trabajos de Duchamp: Fresh widow (1920), Bagarre d’Austerlitz (1921), Puerta: 11 rue Larrey (1927), las puertas de la galería Gradiva de André Breton (1937) y la puerta del Etant donnés (1946-1966 ...


Book Review: Perriand, Charlotte. Charlotte Perriand: A Life Of Creation (New York: The Monacelli Press, 2003) And Mcleod, Mary. Charlotte Perriand: An Art Of Living (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2003)., Daniel Naegele 2016 Iowa State University

Book Review: Perriand, Charlotte. Charlotte Perriand: A Life Of Creation (New York: The Monacelli Press, 2003) And Mcleod, Mary. Charlotte Perriand: An Art Of Living (New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2003)., Daniel Naegele

Daniel J. Naegele

Although she is often considered one of the 20th century's most renowned women in architecture, Charlotte Perriand (1903 -1999) was not an architect- she regarded herself as an interior designer and took issue with those who thought her merely a furruture designer. Her best-known interior was a temporary installation that she and Pierre Jeanneret completed while in the atelier of Le Cor busier for the 1929 Paris Salon d'Automne exhibition. In that same year, in collaboration with Le Corbusier and Jeanneret, she designed three chairs: the chaise-longue, grand confort, and fauteuil a dossier basculant. All were essential "equipment ...


Letter On "Urban Mining", Rumiko Handa 2016 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Letter On "Urban Mining", Rumiko Handa

Architecture Program: Faculty Scholarly and Creative Activity

“Urban mining” (in “Source material”) may be a new term, but we have a long history of repurposing layers of a building that has become obsolete. Ise Shrine in Japan is rebuilt every 20 years; each time, dismantled columns, beams, and other components are bestowed upon other shrines, which reuse them in high veneration. The Coliseum had been a mine for stone and metal since the fourth century, and in 1452, Pope Nicholas V, intending to rebuild Rome, reportedly removed 2,522 cartloads damaged by an earlier earthquake. The ancient arena’s travertine can be found in buildings throughout the ...


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