2011 12 Georgia State University Menís 2012 Wingate University Football 21st Century High Architecture Or Just 6 Interesting Facts About Landscape Design 650 754 Pangnse Advanced Architecture Industry In New Era 3d Architectural Architecture Jobs High Demand For Professionals Architecture Schools Gaining An Accredited Architecture Schools How To Build Avail The Services Like Landscape Career Shopping Check Choosing The Right Landscape Contractor Designs In Landscape Atlanta To Choose Drafting And Architecture Schools Accredited Drafting And Architecture Schools Career Training Drafting And Architecture Schools How To Receive Drafting And Architecture Training Eco Architecture Enhance Your Knowledge And Skills Essential Information About The University Of Southamptonís Great Universities To Study Drafting Highlighting Allen University How To Landscape A Sloped Investing In Sustainable Landscape Design Jcv Provide A Landscape Architecture Landscape Architects Manchester The Leaders In Design Landscape Architecture And Garden Design Landscape Architecture Schools Degree Options Landscape Design Ideas For Sprucing Landscape Design Tips For Maximum Landscape Design What Makes Landscape Designs And Its Benefits Lebbeus Woods Architectural Woodwork Online Drafting And Architecture Career Overview Of Ibm Service Oriented Architecture Selecting A Landscape Company Soutien Scolaire Toulouse College Degree Stainless Steel And Modern Architecture The History Of Glass In Architecture The Perfect Architecture Of Minnesota Things That Needs A Consideration Tips On Creating A First University Of Southampton Bn Nursing University Of Southampton Highly Rated In Best University Of Toronto Autopsied Where To Purchase University Of Alabama
2008 Cleveland Browns Draft Report A Guide to Crystal Chandeliers Book Review Motown Bass Buying Quality Gold Platinum Cocktail Rings in the Spotlight Colloidal Silver Tips for Purchase Colloidal Silver Facts Info Colloidal Silver Facts Colloidal Silver a Super Antibiotic Colloidal Silver Confusion and Controversy Commercial Colloidal Silver Vs Making Crystal Chandeliers Learning a Thing Crystal Cruises An Air of Elegance Crystals Frequently Asked Questions Crystals How To Cleanse Decorating Your Condo Does Crystal Healing Work Feel the Gold Rush Gold A Bridge Over Troubled Water Gold As an Investment in India Gold and Silver Maple How to Be an Office Goddess How to Transfer Rhinestones How to Use a Crystal In an Uncertain World by Robert John Lennon Flawed Man in Life Limpid and Brilliant Crystal Jewelry Mexico Your Escape on Winter Money Gold and the Gold Standard Number 9 Chanel Satin Peacock Cichlids Rubin Received Defensive Player of the Week Silver Jewelry for the Woman Six Ways to Accessorize Your Bridal Soaring Gold Price Makes The Economic Role of Gold A Brief The Fallacy of Gold The Glamour of the Oscars Highlighting The History And Use of Glass The History of Dog Clothes The Hurricane Bob Dylan Chooses The Movie Hurricane Was Shut The Types of Crystals Used in Crystal The Worlds Greatest Mystery The Crystal Thinking About Investing in Gold Warning Dont Buy Silver Jewellery Why Invest in Silver Rather Wolves in Sheeps Clothing
4 Reasons Why Healthcare 5 Tips For Adult Advantages For School Students Of Using Are Public School Rankings Necessary Bgs International Public School Dwarka Blanton Museum Of Art Christian School Versus Public School Condos For Students Effective Student Loan Consolidation Programs Experience The Convenience Fees In San Diego Public Schools Free Method For Public Divorce Guam Police Records Homeschool Or Public School Homeschool Transcripts And Public Schools Homeschooling Vs Public School How Plagiarism Hurts Students How Ted Kennedys Replacement Is Impacting Most Expensive Public Schools In England Officer Ranking Posts For Aspirants Through Online Driver Education Vs In class Online Driverís Education A Convenient And Cheap Palm Springs Golf Information Private Education Pros And Cons Of Public School Psychology Continuing Education Classes Psychology Continuing Education Courses Public School Rankings For K 12 Gen Interest Public Sector Networks Confuse Puzzling Education Role Of India Ngo In Imparting South Carolina School For The Deaf Students Discount Students Unions Advantages And Disadvantages For Students The Best Solutions For The Latest The Cabinet Office Announces A Major The Department Of Energy The Government Announces Public The Importance Of A Quality The Importance Of Time Management The Public Administration Select Committeeís Twelfth The Public Sector Pros And Cons Tips For Finding The Best Tips To Develop Presenting And Public Top 12 Ways To Motivate Students Town Hall Meetings To Crisis Tutoring Benefits Students Outside Of The Classroom What Is The Public Service Your Resume Education Section Top Or Bottom setting Apparent Objectives
Lebbeus Woods Architectural WoodworkArchitecture is war. War is architecture. I am at war with my time, with history, with all authority that resides in fixed and frightened forms.
Lebbeus Woods dedicated his manifesto pamphlet War and Architecture, Rat I Arhitektura to the Bosnian capital in 1993. To read it is to immerse yourself in an ethic which is also a poetics of Romanticism: an architect, a constructor of worlds, a sensualist who worships the flesh, the melody, a silhouette against the darkening sky.
Sarajevo, 1992, "architecture resisting change, even as it flows from it, struggling to crystallize and be eternal, even as it is broken and scattered...".
The American architect and critic's idea is that the physical and existential remains of the destruction in Sarajevo should be preserved as a habitat for new organisms that will live among the ruins of a war which so many people - Westerners, do-gooders, hard-liners - have been forgotten, avoided or erased from memory. These organisms will inhabit the scars of war like parasites, leave wounds open, courageously accept the pain of the present, the recent past, the dead.The forms he imagines are anything but attractive. He designs huge insects, uses the words of animal life and of sickness: the scar, the scab. Acceptance of the scar is an acceptance of existence. Lebbeus Woods was a war correspondent in Bosnia for the Japanese architecture magazine a+u, a voluntary architect-on-the-spot.
Many of his ideas are for cities: Berlin, Paris, Zagreb, Sarajevo. He formulates neither local development schemes nor permanent visions, and suggests neither window-dressing nor facelifts nor plastic surgery. He networks o lifestyles, ways of relating to what is, infiltrations of the raw materials of human existence. One recurrent structure or anti-invariance in Woods' architecture is Freespace. Freespace embodies a new conception of space and a new form of knowledge-through-action open to wide individual interpretation and individual invention.
This is open, undefined space used randomly and meaninglessly. Electronically equipped, constantly changing space that makes a difficult habitat for people seeking shelter and domesticity. Space for people in crisis who are always prepared to make a new start. Free-Zone-Berlin is a typical example: in order to encourage the networking of autonomous individuals, free of monumentalised institutions of culture and in the name of revitalising the true, unseen culture of Berlin, the center of the city is declared a Free-Zone and a network of Freespaces is established.
In Berlin, Freespaces are carved from the inside out in existing buildings, remodeling the neutral, predictable Cartesian grid into a new, ambiguous order. In Zagreb helicopters position Freespace structures in the streets. The architecture is mobile. Violence is done to the pre-established order, to what is given: you don't walk on tiptoe in the slaughterhouse of freedom. In a consumer society the only recourse is to make one's own work indigestible. Otherwise it will become the inevitable end-product of all processes of consumption: excrement.
Architecture is a political act. Lebbeus Woods opposes establishment culture which is blind, or pretends to be blind, and uses power to protect itself. He opposes all ideology in order to go where transformations lead. Lebbeus Woods says any ideology is a betrayal. He introduces anarchy into architecture and speaks of an architecture: let people live how they want, where they want. Solohouse is a home for people who have chosen to live in solitude, in the company of sophisticated equipment which enables them to observe the world, including the one inside themselves. Lebbeus Woods quotes Schopenhauer: solitude is the last real test of an individual's capacity for the Sublime, that intoxicating mixture of exultation and terror lifting the individual to his highest and most difficult thoughts and emotions.
In Underground Berlin the architecture of experience carries the challenge below ground with structures immersed in the flux of magnetic, seismic and gravitational frequencies before resurfacing with the drama of a Francis Bacon painting, while in Aerial Paris architecture triumphs over gravity. Man is a gypsy suspended in the computerised nodes of an aerial network, free to choose between solitude and fellowship.Lebbeus Woods prefigures a new kind of order based on heterarchy, a term borrowed from cybernetics. Heterarchy lies outside hierarchy. He identifies the hierarchy of things with the hierarchy of social structures and institutions: a revolution in the latter begins with the elimination of the former.
Lebbeus Woods sees architecture as an instrument of knowledge. Experimental: living is experimental. Paradoxical: it transcends the logic of its own construction. Self-referential: human existence is "about itself" more than it is about the world. He uses paradox as an antidote to constriction, against metaphysics of any kind.His drawings and writings belong to a utopian world. They are acts of political and existential condemnation expressed in the form of architecture.One utopian precedent is Archigram. Conditions have changed in thirty years, from the British group's technological optimism to the American architect's electronically-assisted existentialism.
Both offer a different, non-standardising world, a projection of the future through images (comic strip, sci-fi), the belief that architecture has the capacity to transform. Lebbeus Woods writes: architecture must instigate streams and turbulences of its own, participating and not merely expressing. In 1963 Warren Chalk said: in a technological society more people will play an active part in determining their own individual environment, in self-determining a way of life.
University of Sheffield