The questioner who sits so sly Shall never know how to reply. Kill not the moth nor butterfly, For the Last Judgment draweth nigh. Image Credit: © Boggy Fotolia Poetics: More Than the Sum of Its Parts Poetics is that moment in architecture when elements yield more than the sum of their parts. Again contradictions, it is highly unusual to drive a building. Tropezando con mi rostro distinto de cada día. I hope, it is good to know that in the beginning, poetry poesis was a Classical Architectural term. The squirming facts exceed the squamous mind, If one may say so.
He who shall train the horse to war Shall never pass the polar bar. These qualities may be divided into qualities of form and qualities of content. For the followers of Marinetti, civilization was a decadent mausoleum that needed to be renewed by any means, including violence. In architecture these qualities are reflected in the curvilinear forms of arches, domes and in surface embellishments such as arabesques, and also in the qualities of the materials - their purity, textures and colors -, and in details of juxtaposition and transition between materials, levels, structural and architectonic elements. My recipes are not a universal remedy.
A building has a material reality. You have to let your eye and your heart guide you. Plants, flowers, trees and fruits, are the most obvious allusion to the garden. But as with all art technique is never enough and could even prevent accidental moments of magic. Ode To Tomatoes by Pablo Neruda The street filled with tomatoes, midday, summer, light is halved like a tomato, its juice runs through the streets. In a Sufi tomb a pair of minarets will often flank the entrance, marking the way for the pilgrim, or in miniature form will mark the corners of the main chamber.
Many of the devices used work with the relationships between man, nature, near, far, large and small, in such a powerful way that the world does appear harmonious. Con el arbol de muñones que no canta y el niño con el blanco rostro de huevo. The geometric patterns, called girah or knots, are made up of lines interwoven into nets or webs of constantly changing forms. Although initially his poems were not as well received as his novels, Hardy is now recognised as one of the greatest twentieth-century poets, and his verse has had a profound influence on later writers, including Robert Frost, W. It also includes subtlety and nuance, and the style and manner of expression or presentation, as in the quality of voice or adaigi in vocal renditions. A logical analysis of the particular identity of each individual location and the sense of the surrounding landscape, highlighting the friendly qualities of the setting, micro-climate and eco-system. This reality re-determines fundamental values that during implementation are also perceived as design tools, as follows: 1.
He sees the eagle float For which the intricate Alps are a single nest. Nader Khalili realised that every jarful of earth could be used to create a dwelling, shelter a community and sustain the environment, creating a poetry on architecture that was patented to ensure it be used to help benefit those most in need. What makes them useful as examples of poetry in the context of this essay is that they offer a view of the world that is relatively easy to see and that can be agreed on as poetic. Techniques and devices from written poetry can be transfered to architecture. Understand how your built work can serve them as a valuable and needed asset to their lives.
I understand Aldo van Eyck's dad was a poet. A row of SuperAdobes for community living Photo: Cal-Earth In 1993, moreover, following a refugee crisis flowing into Iran, Mr. I'll bookmark your site and check back often. Architecture can of course be poetic in terms of design elements used and type of spatial organisation. Instead, it awaits discovery by the curious, intellectual urban explorer. The combination of advanced technology and traditional techniques in an integrated construction.
The following discussion on Kamal, Ma'ni and Hawa is located within the traditional world view that has increasingly informed my own work of the last decade. A typical SuperAdobe building has an 8 to 10 foot interior diameter dome with about 120 square feet or less in floor area. Specifically, the built history of a polis furnishes the poet-architect with a rich palette of expressive structural and architectural means which moves from one extreme — construction possibility of masterful artistic improvisation on the building site — to the other — construction possibility of transporting pre-constructed structural technology and incorporation in the body of the building. Here Scripture clearly states that Mary is a virgin and that she is promised in marriage to Joseph. Watchmen walk slow from floor to floor and try the doors. The word coming into its own: touch of love on the brain, the ear. Society, client and other actors in construction can be responsible for the poetry through complex and entangled events.
One proceeds between the glass façade of the foundation building itself, and that beautiful zinc screen. So, how does one bring value to occupants through poetics? It involves intelligent interpretation, adaptation and application of critical judgment and discernment at every step of the way. A line from the poem is inscribed on the building. Scrubbers work, talking in foreign tongues. Clearly, incorporation of the building in the historic environment and simultaneous correlation of the building with contemporary developments is assigned more to construction practice and less to the morphological result that the practice produces, because the morphological result that is now a poetic result exceeds the traces of construction practices without eliminating them, by permeating the building with the nostalgia of utopia. On closer examination, each element turns out to be a microcosmic representation of the larger scheme, with its own frame containing a symmetrical arrangement of elements and a unique centre.