Explicit Air

Terror from the Air, “The defining moment of modernity is our awareness of the environment” Mustard Gas Attacks, attack the environment of the person instead of the person.  Applies to a larger perceptual shift over the century.  Related to on going damage control for radiation in Japan.

Logier’s primitive hut contrasted against the campfire. Architecture as an autonomous object and structural paradigm vs the materiality of nature, light, fire wind. Once you have a better machine, the form can be freed up to take on other forms.  

Buckminster Fuller’s Geodesic Globe as a mirror to the world as well as the United Nations in NY. Being able to understand the scale of the universe would help better solve the problems of individual countries.  Geometry as the unseen mathematical order that connects to the human.

Variable Air Chambers acted as large lungs for the Biosphere II, provided a continuos constant atmosphere.

Contrasted with Diller + Scofidio’s Blur Building, Hanover Expo


About mhgoblue

Architecture Undergrad University of Michigan

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: