deconstructivism


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a school of architecture based on the philosophical theory of deconstruction

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Even Philip Johnson, who was responsible for high-profile promotion of architecture's most avant garde movement, Deconstructivism, declared that "All architecture is shelter" and that "All great architecture is the design of space that contains, cuddles, exalts, or stimulates the persons in that space.
For illustration, see the screenshots below (Figure 2 and Figure 3), which were taken from the DECONSTRUCTIVISM unit of learning.
Emerging from the Antwerp Six, an influential collective of fashion designers that included Dries Van Noten and Ann Demeulemeester, all of whom came out of Antwerp's Royal Academy of Fine Arts in the 14980s, Van Beirendonck distinguished himself from the pack by steering clear of the dark, serious overtones of deconstructivism and the gothy robes that many of his cohorts conjured, and instead made a habit of consistently exploding the runway with color and bold forms.
In their creative use of recent precedents, they make the contemporary experiments of post-modern architecture in the West seem tentative, and the built masterpieces of Deconstructivism by such over-praised superstars as Zaha Hadid and Frank Gehry look trivial and insubstantial.
Transmodernism is structurally opposed to postmodernism, accusing the latter of inconsistency in its radical deconstructivism effort (5).
Postmodern deconstructivism refers to the methodology developed by postmodern philosophers such as Jacques Derrida (1976), which aims to undermine the dualistic or oppositional logic within texts and language.
Lastly, in augmenting his vision of modern thought as totalising, Derrida references a highly selective list of influential thinkers such as Rousseau and Levi-Strauss whilst failing to include others such as Vico, Shakespeare, Cervantes, Rabelais or Joyce who all have elements of deconstructivism and anti-logocentrism inherent in their work (Docker: 1994:142).
of New York, Purchase), curator Princenthal introduces several critical essays drawing on thinkers from Freud to Derrida to examine feminism's contributions to deconstructivism.
6) One need only think casually of how this form of deconstructivism has been applied to gender studies, for example, in order to grasp some of the concrete consequences of what this theory implies, as well as, no doubt, the theological hesitation to admit such a liberating potential harbored within the same location as sin's alleged entrance into the world.
The first quarter of the book takes up the exclusivist-inclusivist-pluralist "maps" of theologies of religious diversity and some more recent accounts in comparative theology, ethical deconstructivism, and radical orthodoxy.
To other poststructuralists, however, deconstructivism is an idealist "scholastic" effort, which relies naively and narrowly on the reading of symbolic signs or texts, refuses to accept methodology of empirical analysis, and as a result brings about "problems" to the social practice due to its limiting the scope of pragmatic applications.
l Bahrain University associate professor in the College of Engineering Dr Rafee Hakky lectures on deconstructivism in architecture at Bahrain Fort Museum, 5pm, August 10.
We have never had access to the type of technology that you do in more developed countries, so we missed certain movements like deconstructivism and the more recent focus on digital technologies.
In obedience to its somewhat eccentric reading of Deconstructivism, DSR has depressed and slanted the plaza of Alice Tully Hall and accessed it by steep steps.
This proposal is not as radical as it might sound, however; even historical criticism might read this way, not merely postmodern deconstructivism.