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Title Beyond the object / edited by Dieter Dietz, Matthias Michel & Daniel Zamarbide
Edition First edition
Published Zurich, Switzerland : Park Books, 2018

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Description 320 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 25 cm
Series All about space ; 3
All about space (Park Books) ; v. 3
All about space ; 3
Contents I. A BRIEF HISTORY OF SPACE / Matthias Michel -- The Age of Magic Space -- Ibram's Awakening -- 7 Cosmologies (Beginnings) -- Magic Spaces (Conceptions) -- The World -- Space and Time -- Architecture -- The Spatiality of the Sexes -- The Age of Poetic Space -- The Legend of the Seven Architects -- Two Letters -- Poetic Spaces (Interventions) -- The "Promethean Turn" -- Inscriptions -- Revaluations -- The Holy Grail -- The Age of Rational Space -- Prometheus Bound -- Rational Spaces (Abstractions) -- "Renaissance" -- Globality, Divisibility, Conceptuality, -- A State of Mind -- Empty Spaces Blackmail -- Confessions of an Exile -- The Age of Spacisms Or The Black -- Square and the Blue Marble (Multiple Explications) (Hemi-)Spherical Thinking -- II. ZURICH MAPS / Jonas Voegeli -- III.THE IMAGINATION OF SPACE -- Zurich Spaces / Dylan Perrenoud -- Zurich -- A Drawing in Words / Dieter Dietz -- Drawing For Real -- A Quest into the Space of Imagination -- Interior and Exterior -- A Taste of Drawing for Real -- Translations -- Drawing and Time -- "Denkraum" -- To Draw into Space: Desire / Daniel Zamarbide -- Architectures of Contribution / Daniel Zamarbide
Summary "The Atelier de la Conception de l'Espace (ALICE), affiliated with the School of Architecture at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, is an educational facility focusing on preparing students for the practice of architecture. Its curriculum is guided by the belief that students must be confronted with an educational framework preparing them for architecture's many practical challenges, from cultural, social, environmental, and physical concerns to working with the wide range of collaborators who must bring their creativity and expertise together in the design process. The third volume in a four-part series on ALICE's teachings, Beyond the Object: The Imagination of Space follows up on The House 1 Catalogue and The Invention of Space, proposing an alternative cultural history of architecture derived from the notion of spatial design rather than technical engineering and construction. Among the topics discussed are the common and scientific understandings of space and how they can be applied to contemporary architectural practice. Using Zurich as an exemplar of urban planning and development, the new volume combines fact with fiction to broaden the view upon future scenarios." -- Publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Texts in English, with some text in French
Subject Space (Architecture)
Space (Art)
Space.
Author Dietz, Dieter, editor
Michel, Matthias, 1969- editor
Zamarbide Suárez, Daniel, editor
École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne. Atelier de la Conception de l'Espace ALICE
ISBN 9783038601128 (paperback)
3038601128 (paperback)