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Log 15 (Winter 2009)

Log 15 is a slice through the present, featuring the current work and thinking of some of today's leading architectural historians and theorists ... Assembled to honor Phyllis Lambert on her 80th birthday, these essays range from an architectural and archaeological reading of Chris Marker's post-apocalyptic film La Jetée to Dravidian architecture in India; from Gordon Matta-Clark's erasure of architecture to the persistence of asphalt; from the influence of Andy Warhol on ambient architecture past and present to the house in the museum and the museum in the house.

 

Contents
Barry Bergdoll, At Home in the Museum?

Mario Carpo, Revolutions: Some New Technologies in Search of an Author

Jean-Louis Cohen, From the Ground Down: Architecture in the Cave, from Chaillot to Montreal

Beatriz Colomina, The Endless Museum: Le Corbusier and Mies van der Rohe

Hubert Damisch, A Passage Through India

Peter Eisenman, There Are No Corners After Derrida

Kurt W. Forster, Why Buildings Need Books

Mark Jarzombek, A Conceptual Introduction to Architecture

Irving Lavin, Whimsy: An Allegory of Urban Patronage

Sylvia Lavin, Andy Architect: Or, a Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Disco

Mark Wigley, Anarchitectures: The Forensics of Explanation

Mirko Zardini, Homage to Asphalt

Portfolio, 80 + 20 = 100


PLUS: On a Documentary ... On As Is ...

 

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