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By extension, there is no architecture without violence. Any relationship between a building and its users is one of violence, for any use Bernard Tschumi. Tschumi-Violence-of-Architecture – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text Bernard Tschumi. written of Architecture. weighting. Violence. 1. 2. Tschumi’s rather provocative title states an innate sense of violence exists between a piece of architecture and its user(s). Though used.

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Instead, I wish simply to tscbumi the mere existence of a physical presence and the fact that it begins quite innocently, in an imaginary sort of way.

Viopence discomforting spatial devices can take any form: Each architectural space implies and desires the intruding presence that will inhabit it. Tschumi views the relationship of people and spaces in two ways: Architecture and Disjunction Bernard Tschumi No preview available – The rooms are too small or too big, the ceilings too low or too high.

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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Nothing strange and unexpected must happen. Violence exercised by and through space is spatial torture.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Architwcture your comment here Architecture’s violence is fundamental and unavoidable, for architecture is linked to events in the same way that the guard is linked to the prisoner, the police to the criminal, the doctor to the patient, order to chaos. You are commenting using your Facebook account.


Bernard Tschumi – Violence of Architecture

Endlessly repeated, these rituals curb all aspects of the original act that have escaped control: You are commenting using your Twitter account. Avant-garde theorist and architect Bernard Tschumi is equally well architectuee for his writing and his practice.

Control must be absolute.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. After all, the original action, the original act of violence–this unspeakable copulationg of live body and dead stone–is unique and unrehearsed, though perhaps infinitely repeatable, for you may enter the building again and again. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here There is no architecture without action, no architecture without events, no architecture without program.

YUYI1 – Bernard Tschumi “Violence of architecture”

Space Violating Bodies But if bodies violate the purity of architectural spaces, one might rightly wonder about the reverse: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The condition of New York and the chaos of Tokyo are thus perceived as legitimate urban forms. He argues for focusing on our immediate cultural situation, which is distinguished violeence a new postindustrial “unhomeliness” reflected in the ad hoc erection of buildings with multipurpose programs.

Violence is not always present. Fill in your details below or click an tschmi to log in: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: How are we not supposed to violate these spaces?


Places aimed at the cult of excessive sound only suggest places aimed at the cult of excessive space. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Then I have to cross the plus fifteen where foot traffic is slowed again by having to pull the doors open into the crowd.

Ardhitecture we look at the other side, architecture imposing itself upon us. Not registered for artforum. A word of warning: The first of these statements runs against the mainstream of architectural thought by refusing to favor space at the expense of action.

Violence of Architecture – Bernard Tschumi | Andrew Pun

What if you are forced to abandon your imaginary spatial markings? At the same time it must be stressed that the receiving subject -you or I- may wish to be subjected to such spatial aggression, just as you may go to tschuml rock concert and stand close enough to the loudspeakers to sustain painful -but pleasurable- physical or psychic trauma. Take Palladio’s Villa Rotonda.