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Mapping in Architectural Discourse
Place-Time Discontinuities




ISBN 9780367231965
Published November 30, 2021 by Routledge
234 Pages 42 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book explores the notion of mapping in architectural discourse. First locating, positioning and theorizing mapping, it then makes explicit the relationship between research and design in architecture through cartography and spatial analysis.

It proposes three distinct modalities: tool, operation and concept, showing how these methods lead to discursive aspects of architectural work and highlighting mapping as an instrument in developing architectural form. It emphasizes the importance of place and time as fundamental terms with which to understand the role of mapping. An investigation into architectural discourse, this book will appeal to academics and researchers within the discipline with a particular interest in theory, history and cartography.

Table of Contents

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
INTRODUCTION


PART ONE: THE EMERGENT IN MAPPING

 

CHAPTER ONE

THE HISTORICAL EMERGENCE OF ‘MAPPING’

MAP USE, SUBVERSIVITY AND THE DIGITAL

1.1 Mental Maps

1.2 Map Use in Art

1.3 Postmodern Mapping

1.4 Subversive Cartography

1.5 The Power in/out Maps

1.6 Post-Representational Cartography

1.7 The Digital and Mapping: TOPOLOGY

END NOTES

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

CHAPTER TWO

TOWARDS A THEORY OF MAPPING IN ARCHITECTURE

PRODUCTION, DISCIPLINARITY AND ACTIVATION

2.1 Maps and Mapping(s), as Verb and as Noun

2.2 Trans-disciplinary Projection

2.3 Production (rather than …)

2.4 Mapping as an Index of Past and Future Possibilities

2.5 The Situationist The Naked City Map

2.6 On Activation: Sets of Relationships and Trajectories

2.7 Post-Topological Mapping: PLACE-TIME DISCONTINUITIES

END NOTES

BIBLIOGRAPHY

PART TWO: MAPPING TOWARDS ARCHITECTURAL CONSTRUCT

 

CHAPTER THREE

CHOROGRAPHY AND THE OPERATIONALIZATION OF THE MAP

PLACE, MEASURE AND IDEA

3.1 To Measure is to Implement Difference

3.2 The Song of the Sirens

3.3 Berlin Trajectories

3.4 Being Lost: Exploratory Drift

3.5 CHOROGRAPHY: Differentiating Measures and Ideation

END NOTES

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

CHAPTER FOUR

AIONOLOGY AND THE INSTRUMENTALIZATION OF THE MAP

TIME, NOTATION AND FORM

4.1 Mapping Urban Totality

4.2 Investigating the Spatial Conditions of the Contemporary City

4.3 Urban Depictions in Architecture

4.4 Las Vegas and Manhattan; Learning and Trans-scripting

4.5 AIONOLOGY: Generative Notations and Formation

END NOTES

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

CHAPTER FIVE

HETEROTOPOLOGY AND THE CONCEPTUALIZATION OF THE MAP

IMPLACING, ORDER AND THEORY

5.1 Discursive Reset

5.2 Context

5.3 Order

5.4 Deep and Oligoptic Mapping

5.5 HETERO-TOPOLOGY: Montaged Ordering and Theorization

END NOTES

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

EPILOGUE

INDEX

COLOPHON

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Biography

Marc Schoonderbeek is an architect and associate professor at the Faculty of Architecture, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, where he is Program Director of the Borders & Territories research group. He currently acts as Research Nestor for the Department of Architecture at TU Delft. He is an editor of the journals Footprint and Modi Operandi. He lectured at numerous architecture institutes and contributes regularly to architectural magazines and academic journals. Previous publications include Houses in Transformation: Interventions in European Gentrification; Border Conditions and X Agendas for Architecture.