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2001.07.29
/recombinant
...a new(?) theory of design.
1. the Otto Houses - what role does schizophrenia play with recombinant architectures?
2. the Mayor's House - first recombinant plan.
3. Kahn's Dominican Convent, then the Cooper & Pratt House.
4. Analogous Building.
5. Infringement Complex, especially the underlying plan.
6. Maison Millennium - all the stages.
9. the Campo Marzio plans; and neo-Campo Marzio plans.
10. Hadrian's Villa?
11. check the notes for the 'planned' recombinants.
13. Sober House 1

2008.04.16 10:08
Iconography, or the problem of representation
Lately I've been into Rorschach Ink Blot Test Architecture. Makes things a lot easier, like no more concerns over iconography, representation, indexicality, etc. It's whatever the beholder thinks it is.

2008.04.16 11:28
Iconography, or the problem of representation
...what came to my mind was the fluid associational glue that bonds icons and representation, hence the idea of Rorschach Ink Blot Test architecture. Yes, iconography is somehow always going to be there, but just maybe the associational glue could remain forever elastic as well. Or is it that the iconography remains forever elastic and the associational glue is somehow always going to be there?
What's next? Yikes Architecture!

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