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  • Foucault's Culture

    Approach The Soviet 60s had similar cultural processes to those in Western Europe: it was a time of intellectual protest and liberalization. While France had the Revolution of 1968, the Soviet intellectual started liberty rights movement and in the 1970s, they were ostracized as dissidents. Strikingly, Bakhtin’s culture theory has similarities with French philosophical systems of the same time. First, his approach reminds of Foucault’s “History of Sexuality” and Guattari’s “Chaosmosis.”…

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  • Hitchcock International Style Essay

    There was also an increasing drive to create a more relevant architecture that was fueled by social purpose, as opposed to the overly ornamented, irrational, and out dated architecture that reigned throughout the 19th century, Ching (2007). The works of Le Corbusier, Peit Mondrian, De Stijl movement in the Netherlands, and the Bauhaus in German, contructivists in the Soviet union, pioneered the creation of an authentic, simple style of architecture that empasised; interpenetrating volumes,…

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  • Jean Valjean's Life During The French Revolution

    Imagine a world where you had to earn your place in society. You had limited resources and the rest of the world looked you down upon. There was no respect, no dignity, just survival. Poverty, sickness, pangs of hunger, and death of loved ones were all you knew. While the people suffered greatly, the upper class had an abundance of resources and was sapping the life out of the lower class. This world spoken of was not fiction, but reality for those in the era of the French Revolution, and in…

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  • Treat Nature By The Cylinder, The Sphere The Cone Analysis

    Treat nature by the cylinder, the sphere, the cone.” is a famous saying Paul Cézanne wrote for the next generation (Wikipedia, Paul Cézanne 2015). Without him, we can not talk about Picasso or Matisse because he was the one to have moved on from impressionism to post-impressionism and broke classic styles of art forms to lead the next generation into modern art. First of all Cézanne took away the idea to take the light transition into a drawing. Day and night, by minutes and hours, with the…

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  • Analysis Of Ephemeral 'Fugitive Contingent' By Charles Baudelaire

    ‘Ephemeral… fugitive… contingent’: these words written by Charles Baudelaire in 1863 express the very nature of metropolitan life in the late nineteenth century. Urban renewal across Europe had given way to a new, fast-paced way of life, and nowhere was this more evident than in Paris: the then cultural centre of the western world. Crowds of people would converge upon Haussmann’s wide boulevards, swiftly navigating through the city to see and be seen by their fellow Parisians. Painting en plein…

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  • Compare And Contrast Regionalism And International Architecture

    Dina abdulmalek Compare and Contrast Critical Regionalism vs. International Style Intro For international style, the prime architectural symbol is no longer the dense brick, but the open box. For regionalism, the styling tied to geographical and cultural context. Critical regionalism and international style have many differences in their beginning, their pioneers, their philosophy, and the architecture how was influenced by Definition International style is architectural style buildings…

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  • Modern Architecture In America

    While Le Corbusier, the famous American architect was obviously one of the pioneers of this movement. This phenomenon can be seen particularly in reading 2,3,5 and 6. In reading 2, the author first mentioned how China was used to be a country that stayed with…

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  • Modernism In Latin America

    Successful modern architectures have been survived throughout the world. Those architectures were adapted themselves to new circumstances so-called ‘region’ Since First World War, global modernism had a big impact on the Latin America. Modernism has become the dominant global movement. Not only modern architecture appears European cities and United States, but also a lot of Latin America cities have started have modern style of architectures. It was not familiar to area where they have their own…

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  • Venturi: Complexity And Contradiction In Architecture

    place in modern architecture design. Banham explains how Loos’s writings were inspirational, particularly to their role in inspiring the Futurists, the Dadaists, and the emerging modern movement. As well as being architecturally seen in the works of Le Corbusier and Erich Mendelsohn, Richard Neutra, and Rudolf Schindler. Banham does not discuss Loos’s built work in depth but he states that Loos’s work doesn’t reflect his argument for modern architecture that is ornament…

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  • Mango House Analysis

    The Mango House- “Form follows Function” The Mango house is the physical manifestation of a quest to connect with the natural environment. The house is a reflection of the architect's creative sensibilities; its essence being simplicity in thought and expression - taking shape through the form, its spaces and building materials. The site has been defined by the coordinates of several existing majestic mango trees. Hence, the ‘function’ is the conservation of these 100-odd-year-old inhabitants;…

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