Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1822/71526

TitleStranger than paradise: Realities of cinema, architectural imageries, circa 1956
Author(s)Ferreira, Francisco Manuel Gomes Costa
Issue dateJan-2019
PublisherRoutledge
Abstract(s)[Excerpt] In the aftermath of the Second World War, the proposals and thoughts on architecture would once again move towards a hopeful – although careful – insight over the modern imagery. Still sustained by ideals of systematisation, standardisation, rationalisation and progress, such pro posals and thoughts would, nevertheless, also correspond to a critique of modernist orthodoxy, to the exaltation of the subjective, to an idea of con"ict and, consequently, to an architectural con!guration of such feelings. The rise of a subject who not only recognises but also allocates to the conception of space a communication meaning – rather than a formal one – would become a major in"uence on the way designers in terpret the built environment, thus leading to the fragmentation of a macro perception and to a repositioning of the principles and purposes of architectural intervention. This, in turn, would lead to a reduction of scale, which would naturally emphasise the importance of individual space and of one’s habitat, but such a reduction would also bare the idea of a globalised way of life, thoroughly connected, extensible and infrastructured. [...]
TypeBook part
URIhttps://hdl.handle.net/1822/71526
ISBN978-1-138-60444-5
e-ISBN978-0-429-46849-0
Publisher versionhttps://www.routledge.com/New-Approaches-to-Cinematic-Space/Rosario-Alvarez/p/book/9780367663353
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:EAAD - Livros e Capítulos de Livros

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Stranger than Paradise_ in New Approaches to Cinematic Space.pdf345,8 kBAdobe PDFView/Open

Partilhe no FacebookPartilhe no TwitterPartilhe no DeliciousPartilhe no LinkedInPartilhe no DiggAdicionar ao Google BookmarksPartilhe no MySpacePartilhe no Orkut
Exporte no formato BibTex mendeley Exporte no formato Endnote Adicione ao seu ORCID