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Bernard Rudofsky

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rudofsky was most influential for organizing a series of controversial MOMA exhibits in the s, s and s. Rudofsky stands in the tradition of Loos and Frank even if he, entirely against the spirit of the time, did not distance himself from the past and — contrary to the closed Modernist view of the world — has always been preoccupied with cultural history.

This algae-powered exterior cladding turns polluted air into fresh She is currently completing two book manuscripts: Helmut Richter, Vienna University of Technology.

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This man is cloning old-growth redwoods and planting them in safe places video. Architectural history, as written and taught in the Western world, has never been concerned with more than a few select cultures. Lecturer at the Joanneum University of Applied Sciences.

A tale of two wor l ds: His brenard practise was considered too limited in scope to be included in the compendium of the history of 20th century architecture — his publications were not scholarly enough for the academic establishment. Afghanistan Lecture held in german Rudofsky equates architecture to the essential questions of life, making his work a timeless and rewarding source.


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It was a means for him to develop new ideas about topics of interest to him: Rather, it demonstrates by means of random examples that life can be less dull than we make it. Get to Know Us. They bear witness to an era when heavenly space was not yet explored by mankind, when the missiles were pocket-sized and were launched only once a year to honor a saint.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. This is architecture only in the sense that is made of brick and stone, stuccoed and painted.

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Bernard Rudofsky was neither an architect nor a theorist in the usual sense: The exhibition and its popular catalog were received as a timely and critical intervention into the state of American architecture in the s.

The photographs displayed rudimentary forms of earth-bound architecture that had grown in the course of time without any involvement of administrating architects or planners, yet contained obviously complex and high quality forms of design. Wutt conducted field research into the architecture of tribal ethnicity and in the field of urban anthropology. Karl Wuttarchitect and ethnologist, Vienna Born in Devoid of doors, windows and roofs—details that inevitably ruin the architect’s best intentions.


They seem inhabited although they are just the opposite of ruins. In India, the methods of observation of the skies grew with benrard construction of these huge brick and stone instruments, whose enormous scale allowed observers to attain a high degree of accuracy in their measurements. The buildings presented in these pages seem to come the closest to this approach. Email Address Email is required.

Related Content on Treehugger. In Bangkok, the same plates and broken pots were transformed into polychrome sculptures, mosaics of flowers and blossoms on the steep walls of rudofsoy temples—as bright and sensuous as the tropical fauna.

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Born inhe lived until Margot Fuertsch Studies of architecture at the Vienna Rudfsky of Technology; graduate in civil engineering. Books and exhibitions on Austrian Modernist and contemporary architecture, including Josef Frank.

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