WANT TO COME WELL PREPARED TO THIS WORKSHOP? WE THEN SUGGEST FOLLOWING READINGS THAT ARE DIVIDED INTO CONTEXTUAL READINGS (WHICH ARE INDICATIONS OF THE PLATFORM THAT THE COURSE IS BASED ON) AND SUGGESTED READINGS (THAT PARTICIPANTS OF THE COURSE CAN FAMILIARIZE THEMSELVES WITH PRIOR TO THEIR ARRIVAL). FOR THOSE WHO ARE TAKING THE COURSE FOR ACADEMIC CREDIT (5 eCTS) THE READING IS MANDATORY.

 

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CONTEXTUAL READINGS

James Corner, ed.: Recovering Landscape: Essays in Contemporary Landscape Architecture

Gaston Bachelard:  The Poetics of Space

Gilles Deleuze & Felix Guattari:  A Thousand Plateaus 

Michel Foucault:  Heterotopies

Martin Heidegger:  Building, dwelling, thinking  / “... Poetically man dwells …”

Steven Holl, Juhani Pallasmaa, Alberto Pérez-Gómez: Questions of Perception: Phenomenology of Architecture

Henry Lefebvre: The Production of Space 

Maurcie Merleau-Ponty: Phenomenology of Perception

Juhani Pallasmaa: The Eyes of the Skin: Architecture and the Senses.

Patrik Schumacher:  "The Autopoiesis of Architecture" Space Conditions

Richard Sennett:  The Craftsman

Kenneth Framton: Towards a Critical Regionalism: Six points for an architecture of resistance

Junichiro Tanizaki: In Praise of Shadows

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suggested READINGS 

Sigurjón Baldur Hafsteinsson and Guðrún Marta Jóhannesdóttir. Underground Hovels and Cultural Heritage: The Extermination and Legacy of Icelandic Turf-houses.

Nadir Lahiji and D.S. Friedman (eds.). Plumbing: Sounding Modern Architecture (selection from the volume).

Markus Miessen. When thoughts turn into acts, On Eyal Weizman´s Hollow Land.

Marion von Osten. Architecture without Architects – Another Anarchist Approach.

David Watkin. Morality and Architecture Revisited (selection from the volume).

Henri David Thoreau. Walden (selected passages).

Cristian Norberg Schultz. Genius Loci. Towards a Phenomenology of Architecture:

Hannes Larusson. The Icelandic Farmstead (2014),  Hole in the Hill (2012).