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Tutorial Question 1 Beginning with Charles Moore, Piazza d’Italia and using the list of readings and other projects, Explain the role of semiotics and signs in the emergence of post-modernism. Presenters: Yue Hua Qiu (Natasha) Chiu Chun Kit (Ray)
MODERNISM Breaking from history, no ornamentation Simplification of form concrete, steel, glass Functional spaces Sacred spaces
POST-MODERNISM Return-history Humanism Communication representation of architecture Narrative presentation
THE FEATURE OF POST-MODERNISM ARCHITECTURES Representing history – communication, becoming more human. building as a sign -- stands for other meaning besides architecture, like commercial. Narrative -- using linguistic method to create architecture or using architecture to speak things Basic on modernism, and didn’t create new theory history but challenging the preconception of modernism architecture
PIAZZA D’ITALIA – Charles Moore Represent history element – form, color and light. Humanism - Communication with city and people Meaning of building -- refer to the map of Italia city
THE PORTLAND BUILDING Represent Italian architectural history
AT&T BUILDING Convey meaning by Recognizable historical symbol
AUSTIAN TRAVEL BUREAU -- Hans Hollein Different elements stands for different feature of the country Used wall poster to show the world Architecture indicated a meaning of experience of travel the world
LAS VEGAS Present images, meanings Communicate with people
CONCLUSION -Post-modernism inherit the historical architecture including the modernism. -Signs provide meanings of history, story, communication...so on -Post-modernism enrich the following architectural theories and architecture.
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