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Death of a Manifesto

“Architecture Must Blaze” is the title of a 1980 manifesto by Coop Himmelb(l)au. In it, the architects declare: “we don’t want to exclude everything that is disquieting.” A ‘wing’ suspended from a crane is set ablaze to mark the occasion. 114 more words


House of Music by Coop Himmelb(l)au | An apparently messy Chimera

The first time you look at this building, you may have a bad impression. That’s what happened to me: I immediately thought it was a real mess, with all those jarring and chaotic lines and those disorganized  porthole windows. 374 more words


Wolf Prix - Before We Were So Rudely Interrupted

Wolf Prix begins by speaking of Raimund Abraham as a friend and founding father for a generation of Viennese architectural rebels. He identifies in Viennese architecture from the Baroque to now a concern with spatial sequences. 96 more words



Attached is the PDF of the lecture given in class June 18.

Syntactic Organization


Busan Cinema Center / Coop Himmelb(l)au

This is the first building I went looking for after I got to Korea. It is the first time I had the privilege of visiting a building designed by a world-famous architect. 9 more words