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Jorge Silvetti and Sylvia Lavin: Unamused Muses and Lying Fallow

Christian Parreno

Christian Parreno is Assistant Professor of History and Theory of Architecture at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador. He holds a PhD from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Boredom, Architecture, and Spatial Experience

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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... of energy in my mind . . . and allow me to establish a narrative. . . . When I think, I have them in my mind. I do know that scholars do not need images, even architectural historians. . . . I think they are indispensable.” Christian Parreno...

Boredom in Domus

Christian Parreno

Christian Parreno is Assistant Professor of History and Theory of Architecture at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador. He holds a PhD from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Boredom, Architecture, and Spatial Experience

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...In April 1980, Domus, number 605, delved into boredom. Under the direction of Alessandro Mendini, the “Forum” section of the Italian magazine presented short entries by artists and intellectuals. The voices of Hermann Grosser, Fulvio Irace,...

Epilogue

Christian Parreno

Christian Parreno is Assistant Professor of History and Theory of Architecture at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador. He holds a PhD from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Boredom, Architecture, and Spatial Experience

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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... that you do anything—violence can be expressed.” Parreno, “Interview with Herbert Morris.” “They’re bored” tests the limits of respect; who and what is considered bored and boring indicates degrees of tolerance for contiguous convictions. Far...

A Component of Modernity

Christian Parreno

Christian Parreno is Assistant Professor of History and Theory of Architecture at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador. He holds a PhD from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Boredom, Architecture, and Spatial Experience

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...Among the many histories of boredom, Aldous Huxley offers a concise genealogy in “Accidie” (1920), comprising literary fragments by a variety of authors.Aldous Huxley, “Accidie,” in Mass Leisure, ed. Eric Larrabee and Rolf Meyersohn...

Coney Island, Misleading Structures

Christian Parreno

Christian Parreno is Assistant Professor of History and Theory of Architecture at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador. He holds a PhD from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Boredom, Architecture, and Spatial Experience

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...This chapter is a revision of “On Boredom: The Blurred Spaces of Maxim Gorky’s Coney Island.” First published in Sensing Architecture: Essays on the Nature of Architectural Experience, edited by Owen Hopkins, Royal Academy Digital, 2017...

Charles Jencks, Rem Koolhaas, and the Generic

Christian Parreno

Christian Parreno is Assistant Professor of History and Theory of Architecture at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador. He holds a PhD from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Boredom, Architecture, and Spatial Experience

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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... the Real, reinvent the collective, reclaim maximum possibility.”Christian Parreno, “Interview with Charles Jencks” (2014); Rem Koolhaas and Bruce Mau, “Bigness or the Problem of Large,” in S,M,L,XL (Rotterdam: 010 Publishers 1995), 510....

Oran, The Capital of Boredom

Christian Parreno

Christian Parreno is Assistant Professor of History and Theory of Architecture at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador. He holds a PhD from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Boredom, Architecture, and Spatial Experience

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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... and thus pausing the processes of interiority.As explained by Heidegger in The Fundamental Concepts of Metaphysics, 98. According to Herbert Morris, Camus must have been familiar with the philosophy of Heidegger. Christian Parreno...

Los Angeles, Flat Enough

Christian Parreno

Christian Parreno is Assistant Professor of History and Theory of Architecture at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador. He holds a PhD from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Boredom, Architecture, and Spatial Experience

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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... goes with all that is tedious, do-good, politically correct, healthy food, don’t do anything naughty, don’t speak too loudly. To all that stuff, I say ‘fuck them!’” Christian Parreno and Ingrid Lønningdal, “From Anonymity to Boredom...

Catherine Gore and Charles Dickens: Idle Restlessness/Restless Idleness

Christian Parreno

Christian Parreno is Assistant Professor of History and Theory of Architecture at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador. He holds a PhD from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Boredom, Architecture, and Spatial Experience

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...Stendhal employs “Ennui,” translated as “Boredom,” to title two chapters of The Red and the Black (1830), modernizing the elevated connotations of the French expression as a condition closer to the mundanity of its English...

Potential Architectures

Christian Parreno

Christian Parreno is Assistant Professor of History and Theory of Architecture at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador. He holds a PhD from the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Boredom, Architecture, and Spatial Experience

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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... of Christian, Jewish, and Muslim fundamentalism appears as counteraction to the “broad unhappiness with the impersonality and spiritual vacuity of liberal consumerist societies.” However, in a circular manner, modern liberalism emerged...