comparative analysis of two or more of theses theories:Typology, Phenomenology and Diagrammatic Architecture.
Comparative analysis of two or more of theses theories:Typology, Phenomenology and Diagrammatic Architecture. Choose specific works or movements that influenced and allowed the theories to flourish. Instructions: You may want to compare all three or just two of the theories. Remember to provide in text citation. Here are some questions that may be answered as you write your essay: What is the central focus of each theory? Was theory(ies) developed out of a vacuum? If not was it a reaction against post modernism? Is it possible in any of the theories to create something without understanding the past? If diagrammatic architecture reduces a building to its abstract form” What is form? How do typologist resolve the issue of form? Compare form to type. Is form important to the topologist or the phenomenologist? Compare form to type The essay should not be less than three pages. Note that you should analyze/define both or three theories, then compare/contrast and at the end tell me your thoughts. No photos please. Readings sources: *”recipe for forming patterns for achieving places that feel good” Chrisopher Alexander *Giulio Carlo Argan, “on the Typology of Architecture,”(1963) in ,” Theorizing a New Agenda for Architecture: An Anthology of Architectural Theory, 1965-1995 (New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1996): 240-247 *Enn Ots, Decoding Theoryspeak, An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Theory. London and New York: Routledge, 2011: 162-163 and 167-168 *Christopher Alexander, A Pattern Language. New York: Oxford Press, 1977:ix-xliii *Diagrams Anthony Vidler,”Diagrams of Diagrams: Architectural Abstraction and Modern Represenation,” Representations 72 (Autumn 200): 1-20 *https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEvWfTj9zgU – Video on the Clifford Still’s Museum