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The Resource Surface architecture, David Leatherbarrow and Mohsen Mostafavi

Surface architecture, David Leatherbarrow and Mohsen Mostafavi

Label
Surface architecture
Title
Surface architecture
Statement of responsibility
David Leatherbarrow and Mohsen Mostafavi
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Visually, many contemporary buildings either reflect their systems of production or recollect earlier styles and motifs. This text explores ways that design can take advantage of production methods so that architecture is neither independent of nor dominated by technology
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leatherbarrow, David
Dewey number
720/.1/05
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA2540
LC item number
.L36 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mostafavi, Mohsen
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture
  • Architecture and technology
  • Materials
Label
Surface architecture, David Leatherbarrow and Mohsen Mostafavi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [243]-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: Why surface architecture? -- 2. Framing containment -- Framing the face -- Monumental volumes -- Representation and production -- Minimal surfaces -- The factory -- Total containment -- Chicago frames -- 3. Window/wall -- De-vignolization -- Viewing the landscape -- Opacity and transparency -- The oblique -- The painted view -- The depth of the window wall -- Taking stock -- Border adjustments -- Vertical and horizontal -- Misalignments -- Cladding as clothing -- Windows and/as walls -- 4. The appearance of covering -- Atectonic fabrications: Sliding surfaces -- Masking and revealing -- Symbolic surfaces -- The impressed facade: Tattoo -- Surface appliqué -- Impressions -- Planarity and surface impressions -- Aesthetics in an industrial age -- Ideality of the constructed fact -- Architecture for industry -- Factory-made -- 5. Adjusting standards -- The light of industry -- Modern appearances and practicality -- Prefabrication and personality -- Architecture en série -- Fabrication processes -- "For many years I wore the leather apron" -- 6. Premade-remade -- Open and closed systems of construction -- Brutal facts of building -- Facts of building and of life -- Invention and limited means -- Chance construction -- As found -- Formlessness -- 7. Technique and appearance: The task of the present -- Distraction -- Modern building and historical memory -- Representation and nonrepresentation -- Building images -- Postscript -- Technique -- Appropriation
Control code
48710934
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9780262134071
Isbn Type
(hc. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001056834
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Surface architecture, David Leatherbarrow and Mohsen Mostafavi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [243]-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: Why surface architecture? -- 2. Framing containment -- Framing the face -- Monumental volumes -- Representation and production -- Minimal surfaces -- The factory -- Total containment -- Chicago frames -- 3. Window/wall -- De-vignolization -- Viewing the landscape -- Opacity and transparency -- The oblique -- The painted view -- The depth of the window wall -- Taking stock -- Border adjustments -- Vertical and horizontal -- Misalignments -- Cladding as clothing -- Windows and/as walls -- 4. The appearance of covering -- Atectonic fabrications: Sliding surfaces -- Masking and revealing -- Symbolic surfaces -- The impressed facade: Tattoo -- Surface appliqué -- Impressions -- Planarity and surface impressions -- Aesthetics in an industrial age -- Ideality of the constructed fact -- Architecture for industry -- Factory-made -- 5. Adjusting standards -- The light of industry -- Modern appearances and practicality -- Prefabrication and personality -- Architecture en série -- Fabrication processes -- "For many years I wore the leather apron" -- 6. Premade-remade -- Open and closed systems of construction -- Brutal facts of building -- Facts of building and of life -- Invention and limited means -- Chance construction -- As found -- Formlessness -- 7. Technique and appearance: The task of the present -- Distraction -- Modern building and historical memory -- Representation and nonrepresentation -- Building images -- Postscript -- Technique -- Appropriation
Control code
48710934
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9780262134071
Isbn Type
(hc. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2001056834
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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