6 February

1581 birth of Clément Métezeau (II)

1799 death of Étienne-Louis Boullée

1897 death of Max Salzmann

revolution
1996.02.06     3784b

electromagnetism in the body
1999.02.06     3716b

Re: notes from a reading of the Timepiece of Humanity
1999.02.06 15:44     3716b 3765 3784d

ideas
2002.02.06     2583

ideas
2003.02.06     2141 2239 3142c 3704b 3705i 3730f 3786g 3789c 3899k

Thesis Semester [blog] 25 years ago
2006.02.06 18:28     3743j 3750q 3786k u4183

6 February
2007.02.06 11:27

Venturi's Lieb (No. 9) House to be moved (or demolished)
2009.02.06 10:08     3120q 3142e 3700e 3789e 4014v 4708

6 February
2014.02.06 11:37     3307v 3703m 3704f 3705t 3724f 3744d 3899v

Herzog & de Meuron   M+ Museum



010206a IQ plan collection   2392i09


2003.02.06
ideas
11. ...a distinct similarity between the plan of Whitemarsh Hall and the plan of the final House for Schinkel.

2006.02.06 18:28
Thesis Semester [blog] 25 years ago
Because of Roma Interrotta and related genius loci issues, I've been doing a lot of reading/research, and thus I now know that when I look out my mother's living room windows I'm looking at the site where the oldest house in Pennsylvania once stood.


2007.02.06 11:27
6 February
Interestingly, there is no entry of Étienne-Louis Boullée within Russell Sturgis' A Dictionary of Architecture and Building: Biographical, Historical and Descriptive (1902).

2009.02.06 10:08
Venturi's Lieb (No. 9) House to be moved (or demolished)
"...the question about whether that particular research is still relevant to this particular generation."
"why do we like when old ads are painted on the sides of buildings - and try to protect them - but wouldn't allow them now? why would we protect/grandfather a huge neon when we are disallowing similar sized led displays?"
"the name of the exhibition was spelled out in those plastic letters above the entry to the gallery, in the gorgeous grand entry hall of the museum."
[I'd say] Museumification sometimes "has a way of nostalgically applying aesthetic qualities that were not present in the origin."
It is becoming more clear what Agamben means by "everything today can become a Museum, because this term simply designates the exhibition of an impossibility of using, of dwelling, of experiencing."
The antidote then may well be to simply use museums. And in that sense, the Lieb House has now been museumified, but, if and when it reaches its ultimate destination, it will then be used as a guest house.

11020601 Arch of Constantine elevation with Museum of Architecture   2245i04


15020601 Silent Witnesses plan   2225i05
15020602 Silent Witnesses working model   2225i06


15020601   Herzog & de Meuron   M+ Museum


16020601 Lustgarten sculptural steps plan Ottopia model plans   2334i04   b
16020602 Altes Museum Packhof Berlin models Ottopia plans   2120i48   b


18020601 German Pavilion plan section elevations   2152i03
18020602 German Pavilion model   2152i04
18020603 Guggenheim Museum plan   216ei01
18020604 Guggenheim Museum section   216ei02





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