Curating Architecture and the City (Critiques) by Sarah Chaplin, Alexandra Stara

By Sarah Chaplin, Alexandra Stara

Addressing the gathering, illustration and exhibition of structure and the outfitted setting, this e-book explores present practices, old precedents, theoretical matters and destiny probabilities coming up from the assembly of a curatorial ‘subject’ and an architectural ‘object’. Striking a stability among theoretical investigations and case reports, the chapters conceal a vast methodological in addition to thematic diversity. studying the influential function of architectural exhibitions, the participants additionally glance at curatorship as an rising perspective in the direction of the research and interpretation of the city. International in scope, this collection investigates curation, structure and the town internationally, commencing up new chances for exploring the city cloth.

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It is perhaps this definition that allows 26 Choosing (what) to learn from us to examine the student and/or studio teacher and the constructed design studio of the latter part of the twentieth century as an informal urban (or city) curator. Selecting aspects of the existing city, identifying themes, making linkages through research, documentation, representation and design strategies. The etymology of ‘curate’, and its connection to a more general sense of cura (care) as ‘restoration of health’, ‘recovery from disease’, ‘something that corrects or relieves a harmful or disturbing situation’, presents the city, not unproblematically, as a place of implicit damage requiring action, remedy or repair.

19 Hugh Campbell than his musings. So they miss out on the predominant tone of Ulysses, which is one of easy, extraordinary intimacy. What Joyce is really showing us is that all those anonymous faces in the crowded city have something worth listening to, memories worth attending to if only you could hear what they are thinking. So, as Leopold Bloom sits in Davy Byrne’s gazing at two flies crawling up a pane of glass, his mind wanders to a day 16 years ago on Howth Head: Touched his senses moistened remembered.

14 Rome, Paris, Berlin and other European cities recur and continue as twentieth-century sites of study in architectural education in the United States and Europe, continuing an implicit nexus of value of the Western historical tradition. The comment below by Denise Scott Brown outlines some reasons for the relevance of travel to architects: For all architects a broadening of the terms of reference to include more than their own personal tastes can be a means of sharpening and refining their aesthetic sensibilities.

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