Realism and Autonomous Architecture: Irreconcilable Differences?



Truth as a discursive object in architecture: communication through aesthetics in the post-truth era
Tanrıdağ, Sarp; Basa, İnci; Department of Architecture (2022-6)
One of the ways in which the post-truth era affects architecture is the question of communication and exchange. Architecture does not translate into tangible and objective forms with ease. The discipline is susceptible to losing value, depth, and truth in being subjected to measurement and judgment standards. The post-truth era is entangled with the problem of communication in architecture. It brings about a wholesale-like environment for the processes of exchange and communication, where universal standard...
Utopia and predictions: an aspect of architectural conceptualization.
Rona, Ferhan; Department of Architecture (1973)
Ideology, subject, architecture: the transformation of architectural theory and the architect-subject in the 21st century
Çavdar, Rabia Çiğdem; Sargın, Güven Arif; Department of Architecture (2018)
This thesis will concentrate on how architecture is reproduced by ideology to structure/constitute the mind. I think that dominant ideologies ceased to structure the physical world (or perhaps it is easier for them to play over the physical world - power already has done it) and their new target is the human mind, where they have the potential to make radical inceptions. This thesis asks the question of how architecture affects the human mind with the transformation of late capitalism: how late capitalism u...
Utopia topia atopia place-architecture relation in the postmodern condition.
Akcan, Esra; Department of Architecture (1992)
Myth, Ideology And Hegemony: The Political Syntax Of American Environmental Design Tradition
Sargın, Güven Arif (Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, 1997)
This essay arose out of a new intellectual stream that specifically aims at understanding the role of politics in the perception of nature in American environmental design tradition. No doubt that a range of tendencies, movements, and styles in environmental design reflect certain perceptions and ideologies about the relationship of society to the natural world. They also represent the changing perceptions of natural and cultural landscapes in design practice over time and place. In this changing perception...
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