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‘Then there was war’: John Hejduk’s Silent Witnesses as nuclear criticism

Mark Dorrian

Mark Dorrian holds the Forbes Chair in Architecture at the University of Edinburgh, and is co-director of Metis, an atelier for art, architecture and urbanism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Place of Silence : Architecture / Media / Philosophy

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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... related to what we attend to, what we find meaningful, and our expectations and anticipations. This is simply to say that there are many silences. There are those that mark the passing of some kind of limit condition, such as the limits...

An introduction to silence

Mark Dorrian

Mark Dorrian holds the Forbes Chair in Architecture at the University of Edinburgh, and is co-director of Metis, an atelier for art, architecture and urbanism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christos Kakalis

Christos Kakalis is an architect and Lecturer in Architecture at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape of Newcastle University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Place of Silence : Architecture / Media / Philosophy

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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... silence’, opens with Mark Dorrian’s study of the Silent Witnesses project (1976) by the architect John Hejduk. Reading this in relation to Roland Barthes’s reflections on the ‘neutral’ and to Hejduk’s own commentaries, he proposes...

Introduction

Mark Dorrian

Mark Dorrian holds the Forbes Chair in Architecture at the University of Edinburgh, and is co-director of Metis, an atelier for art, architecture and urbanism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing on the Image : Architecture, the City and the Politics of Representation

I.B.Tauris, 2015

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...This book brings together a series of 12 essays written over as many years. Although occasional, in that most were developed in response to specific requests and invitations and were often shaped in important ways by their time of writing...

Utopia on Ice: The Sunny Mountain Ski-Dome as an Allegory of the Future

Mark Dorrian

Mark Dorrian holds the Forbes Chair in Architecture at the University of Edinburgh, and is co-director of Metis, an atelier for art, architecture and urbanism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing on the Image : Architecture, the City and the Politics of Representation

I.B.Tauris, 2015

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...The Weather of Utopia In the lead-up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics, media outlets reported that the Chinese government intended to use weather-modification techniques to ensure favourable conditions for the games. Playing on the story...

Adventures on the Vertical: From the New Vision to Powers of Ten

Mark Dorrian

Mark Dorrian holds the Forbes Chair in Architecture at the University of Edinburgh, and is co-director of Metis, an atelier for art, architecture and urbanism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing on the Image : Architecture, the City and the Politics of Representation

I.B.Tauris, 2015

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... poem to the aeroplane, part manifesto, part visionary tract, and part self-promotional document, the volume was presented under the stern epigram, ‘L’avion accuse … ’, the line of punctuation marks – present in the original – ominously...

The King in the City: The Iconology of George IV in Edinburgh, 1822

Mark Dorrian

Mark Dorrian holds the Forbes Chair in Architecture at the University of Edinburgh, and is co-director of Metis, an atelier for art, architecture and urbanism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing on the Image : Architecture, the City and the Politics of Representation

I.B.Tauris, 2015

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... Museum’, in Mark Dorrian and Gillian Rose (eds), Deterritorialisations: Revisioning Landscapes and Politics (London: Black Dog Publishing, 2003), pp. 272–283. Of all the scenes, however, the most ‘picturesque and most national’ was adjudged...

Cityscape with Ferris Wheel: Chicago, 1893

Mark Dorrian

Mark Dorrian holds the Forbes Chair in Architecture at the University of Edinburgh, and is co-director of Metis, an atelier for art, architecture and urbanism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing on the Image : Architecture, the City and the Politics of Representation

I.B.Tauris, 2015

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... is obscure or even – like the ubiquitous and unstable piles of rubble – in motion. If the film gives us cityscapes, they are more akin to Jean-François Lyotard’s ‘scapelands’ of sensory disorientation, where interpretation misses its mark...

The Aerial Image: Vertigo, Transparency and Miniaturisation

Mark Dorrian

Mark Dorrian holds the Forbes Chair in Architecture at the University of Edinburgh, and is co-director of Metis, an atelier for art, architecture and urbanism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing on the Image : Architecture, the City and the Politics of Representation

I.B.Tauris, 2015

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... pictures posed by wandering eyes compulsively pulled toward unruly details.Simon Grimble, ‘Somewhere to Stand: Descriptive Writing and Cultural Criticism in Iain Sinclair’s Lights Out for the Territory’, in Mark Dorrian and Gillian Rose...

A-Disciplinarity and Architecture?

Mark Dorrian

Mark Dorrian holds the Forbes Chair in Architecture at the University of Edinburgh, and is co-director of Metis, an atelier for art, architecture and urbanism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing on the Image : Architecture, the City and the Politics of Representation

I.B.Tauris, 2015

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... in 2003 that ‘architecture is nothing other than special effects’, and this I think can be correlated in significant ways with Mark Wigley’s suggestion in his influential text, ‘The Architecture of Atmosphere’, that atmosphere is ‘the core...

Transcoded Indexicality

Mark Dorrian

Mark Dorrian holds the Forbes Chair in Architecture at the University of Edinburgh, and is co-director of Metis, an atelier for art, architecture and urbanism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing on the Image : Architecture, the City and the Politics of Representation

I.B.Tauris, 2015

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... Anything which startles us is an index, in so far as it marks the junction between two portions of experience.’ Hartshorne andWeiss (eds), Collected Papers of Charles Sanders Peirce, 2.285 (p. 161). The indexicality of the photograph is most...