GSD 04223. Fourth Factory: The Material Imagination and the Materialism of Architecture

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2012

Teaching Fellow for course (led by Prof. Joan Ockman) on the interrelations of architectural form and materiality, as well as industrial production and post-industrial production in the nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries. Special attention given to Marxist thought as a critical analytical framework. An array of exemplary figures (among them Louis Sullivan, Thorstein Veblen, Adolf Loos, Viktor Shklovsky, Wyndham Lewis, Mies van der Rohe, Siegfried Kracauer, Georges Bataille, Asger Jorn, Arne Jacobsen, Jacques Tati, and Manfredo Tafuri) were considered and related to more recent discourses and practices.