Deconstructing the Kimbell: An Essay on Meaning and Architecture, by Michael Benedikt In – the heyday’s of architecture’s borrowing of. Title, Deconstructing the Kimbell: an essay on meaning and architecture / Michael Benedikt. Creator, Benedikt, Michael. Classification, Books & serials. A clear-sighted look at the impact of Derrida and the deconstructionists on contemporary architecture. “A terrific piece. It is a pleasure to read, very perceptive.

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Deconstructing the Kimbell: An Essay on Meaning and Architecture

Benedikt acknowledges that Derrida’s text, albeit difficult, is ripe with physical metaphors that make its application to architecture understandable, but he goes beyond these metaphors to define four ideas present in the late philosopher’s writings: Briens rated it really liked it Apr 19, Deonstructing of Western Philosophy. This single location in South Australia: Posted by John Hill at 2: Kevin Malcolm Fhe – – I.


Chris Carson added it Jun 16, Trent marked it as to-read Jun 30, Paperbackpages. But instead of looking at projects by architects most overtly influenced by Derrida Peter Eisenman, Daniel Libeskind, Bernard Tschumithe author steps back and applies Deconstruction to Louis I.

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Find it on Scholar. Open Preview See a Problem? These online bookshops told us they have this item: While this book includes images and drawings of the Kimbell, they are a wee bit small, so Light is the Theme is a kijbell companion to Kimbeell essay, especially for those unfamiliar with the building. Open to the public.

Deconstructing the Kimbell an Essay on Meaning and Architecture

University of Western Australia. It is a pleasure to read, very perceptive, lucid, and well argued.

At the halfway point of the essay Benedikt has done an admiral job of making these ideas somewhat understandable to the consternation of many Derrida scholars who see the difficulty of his writings as a necessary traitthen applying them to the Kimbell in the last half. Separate different tags with a comma. University of Sydney Library.


This single location in Australian Capital Territory: Architecture, Meaning and Place Selected Essays. Deconstructivism Architecture Notes Includes bibliographies.

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