Archis 1999 #6, Archis 1999 #6

Verhalende ruimte / Narrativized space

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The classic model of the cinematic experience describes the spectator as an institutionally sanctioned voyeur, who goes to the cinema to witness a fantasy for a mass audience narrativized on screen. Yet within this very public ritual, each spectator is able to play out their own private fantasies (Frederic Jameson goes so far as to […]

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Archis 1999 #6

De tempel en het zwarte gat. Twee recente cultuurgebouwen in Nederland / The temple and the black hole. Two recent cultural buildings in the Netherlan

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While anything can be architecture these days, virtually no building task (with the exception perhaps of museums) insists on architecture. Realizing architecture under these conditions is a most individual undertaking. Two recent buildings radically different in both theme and brief – a rock temple and a funeral centre – show just how much leeway there […]

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