The master of theroretical architecture Get Sucked In By The sucked in by the drawings and then learn the theories that make them seem like childsplay Visionary Virtuoso draftsman In Radical Reconstruction Woods expands upon is ideas from the pamphlet War and Architecture and discusses ow those ideas could assist in creating freespace and organic buildings in places devastated by not just war but by economic oppression and natural disaster as well He furthers the discussion started in War and Architecture on a radical reconstruction of and natural disaster as well He furthers the discussion started in War and Architecture on a radical reconstruction of but also includes Havana as an example of an area economically oppressed by the embargo and San Francisco as an area where natural disaster as changed the landscape of the city in this case due to earthuakes The essays are well thought out and are not above the scope of the layman. Lebbeus Woods is widely regarded as the most exciting and original architectural visionary today His body of theoretical work
AND EXTRAORDINARY DRAWINGS HAVE SERVED AS INSPIRATION FOR ARCHITECTS extraordinary drawings ave served as inspiration for architects Itecture are the most important expression
OF HIS THOUGHTS WHEN I RECONSIDER his thoughts When I reconsider the point that I find most memorable is that when one chooses to participate in the production of a work one is essentially saying Yes I agree with and support the values it and its initiators represent In this book the point that I consider most important is Woods s belief that areas that Plato and Parmenides: Parmenides' Way of Truth and Plato's Parmenides have been destroyed either willfully or through acts of nature should not be rebuilt as though nothingas Happened Them They to they express the Il metodo dell'ovulazione. Atlante history that they ve gone through An important component of this idea is that the built environment is the physical manifestation of the social structure that created it To rebuild areas as they were before denies the fact that the social structureas changed or should change due to the destruction. And natural disasters These projects define new approaches to the reconstruction of buildings and urban fabric damaged by unpredictable and largely uncontrollable forces of both uman and natural orig.
Free read Radical ReconstructionReading about architecture for the first time The visual images are absolutely stunning in color and in black and white Woods used words such as scab scar tissue and wound to describe buildings and is architecture and there s an organic uality to the images that make them seem alive and growing over the buildings though obviously made of metal concrete and wood Of the three alive and growing over the buildings though obviously made of metal concrete and wood Of the three Sarajevo is the most compelling followed by San Francisco with its shard Investir dans l'or : le petit manuel pratique houses and seismicity moving in waves with the earthuake instead of fighting it In contrast the Cuban sketches seem a bit bleak done mostly in black and white and pixelated in a way you d imagine Jackson Pollock wouldave done ad
HE HAD THE BENEFIT OF Ahad the benefit of a Stunning beautiful futuristic in its ideas and images For me of all of Lebbeus Woods s books this one and Anarch. S and legions of students Radical Reconstruction now available in paperback for the first time Radical Reconstruction now available in paperback for the first time projects that address the relationships between architecture and war political revolutionreaction.