An avant-garde architectural group formed in 1960's, based at Architectural Association in London, England. Included: Peter Cook, Warren Chalk, Ron Herron, Dennis Crompton, Michael Webb, and David Greene.
Bernard Tschumi, Coop Himmelblau, Daniel Liebeskind, Rem Koolhaus, Frank Gehry, and Zaha Hadid are all good examples of this TYPE of architecture that started in the 2000s.
__________ Architecture: "The ability to disturb our thinking about form." And this is what united the group of ________ Architects like Hadid, Gehry, and Tshumi.
Parc de la Villette, Bernard Tshumi
-FRAGMENTATION -Non-programmatic Spaces -"Violet and therefore EROTIC collision of lines, points, and surfaces superimposed as layers over the 125 acres of park."
House in Santa Monica, Frank Gehry
Vitra Design Museum and Factory, Frank Gehry
Walt Disney Concert Hall, Frank Gehry
-DECONSTRUCTIVISM -Design strategy for Bilbao -Steep volumes are translation of MUSIC inside
Guggenheim in Bilbao, Frank Gehry
-DECONSTRUCTIVISM -3 Types of Cladding: Marble, Titanium, and plaster
Technology and Context
Some architects of this movement are: Buckminster Fuller, Norman Fostes, Kenzo Tange, Renzo Piano, Richard Rogers, Frei Otto, and Santiago Calatrava.
Menil Collection, Renzo Piano
-TECH AND CONTEXT -Ferro-cement "Leaves" -White paint and level matched surrounding neighborhood
Tjibaou Cultural Center, Renzo Piano
-territory of France -TECH and CONTEXT -Island is 3rd Largest supplier of NICKEL -Int'l Competition. Renzo thought Kanak huts were beautiful
Carre de Art, Norman Foster
-HIGH TECH ARCH -Relates new and old architecture -"Clearly" resembles Roman temple nearby
Seattle Library, Rem Koolhaas
-HIGH TECH -Redifine as "free information warehouse", not focused on books anymore.
SeaBug Terminal, Rem Koolhaas
ROUND WHITE STRUCTURE WITH GLASS DOME ON TOP. -high tech
Villa Dall'ava, Rem Koolhaas
-HIGH TECH .....yup.
Arab Institute, Jean Nouvelle
-HIGH TECH yup.
Amon Carter Museum, Philip Johnson
-TX MOD/CONTEMP ARCH -By Amon Carter
Kimbell Art Museum, Louis Kahn
-TX MOD ARCH -"Spent light"
Modern Art Museum, Tadao Ando
-TX MOD ARCH -uh huh.
Rachofsky House, Richard Meier
-TX MOD ARCH -Dallas
Wyly Theater, Rem Koolhaas
-TX MOD ARCH -Vertical Theater in Dallas
Nasher Sculpture Center, Renzo Piano
BIG OPEN SPACE WITH LOTS OF OUTDOOR LANDSCAPING -TX MOD ARCH
Hill Bridge, Calatrava
-TX MOD ARCH -Dallas
MFAH, Mies Van der Rohe
-TX MOD ARCH -MFAH Addition
Williams Tower and Plaza, Philip Johnson
-TX MOD ARCH -Houston
Children's Museum, Robert Venturi
-TX MOD ARCH -Creepy children on the sides
Set of statements about designing environment: 1. Environmental impact 2. Effect on sustainability of growth 3. Impact on society
The _____ __________ _Society_: -Sustainability, Design, and Design for Sustainability.
Arcosanti, Paolo Soleri
-POST INDUST -Minimal tech intervention -Compact = emphasize community -Arizona -No carbon footprint -Harvests sun, wind, and light
-POST INDUST -85% uses public transportation -Flores Street -Lighthouses of Knowledge
Oscar Niemeyer Museum, Oscar Niemeyer
-POST INDUST Its yellow.
This town: -transportation (light rail, bikes) -92,000 acres of green space -Healthy mix of urban development -Recycling -Ecosystem Production -Water treatment and resource management -50% of energy comes from renewable resources
City of Masdar, Foster and Partners
CITY OF ______ -Abu Dhabi -Goal: first ZERO carbon and zero waste city -high-density -largely powered by solar farm -local agriculture
RWE Tower, Overdiek and Partners
-POST INDUST -RWE AG uses building -World's first economical building