PDF The Autopoiesis of Architecture Download
- Author: Patrik Schumacher
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
- ISBN: 9780470772980
- Category : Architecture
- Languages : en
- Pages : 478
4 The Medium of Architecture. 4.1 Medium and Form. 4.1.1 Symbolically Generalized Media of Communication. 4.1.2 The Medium as Revealing and Concealing. 4.1.3 The Medium as Universe of Possibilities. 4.1.4 Medium and Manner. 4.1.5 The Standard Medium of Architecture. 4.1.6 Recursive Self-reference. 4.2 The Medium and the Time Structure of the Design Process. 4.2.1 Differance: The Productive Vagueness of the Medium. 4.2.2 The Diagram. 4.2.3 Specious vs Point-like Time: The Time Structure of the Architectural Project. 5 The Societal Function of Architecture. 5.1 Architecture as Societal Function System. 5.1.1 Function vs Service. 5.1.2 Function Systems and the Functional Exigencies of Society. 5.1.3 Framing as Societal Function of Architecture. 5.1.4 The Definition of the Situation as Precondition of Social Interaction. 5.1.5 Framing Double Contingency. 5.1.6 Double Contingency Radicalized. 5.1.7 The relationship between Art and Architecture in terms of their Societal Function. 5.2 Innovation as Crucial Aspect of Architecture's Societal Function. 5.2.1 The Burden and Risk of Permanent Innovation. 5.2.2 The Innovative Capacity of Architecture's Operations and Structures. 5.2.3 Variation, Redundancy and Adaptive Pertinence. 5.3 Strategies and Techniques of Innovation. 5.3.1 The Power of Abstraction. 5.3.2 The history of Architectural Innovations. 5.3.3 Conceptual Manoeuvres. 5.4 Key Innovations: Place, Space, Field. 5.4.1 The Emergence of Architectural Space. 5.4.2 The Hegemony of Architectural Space. 5.4.3 The Transcendence of Architectural Space. 5.4.4 From Space to Field.