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A topology of everyday constellations, Georges Teyssot

Label
A topology of everyday constellations
Title
A topology of everyday constellations
Statement of responsibility
Georges Teyssot
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Today, spaces no longer represent a bourgeois haven; nor are they the sites of a classical harmony between work and leisure, private and public, the local and the global. The house is not merely a home but a position for negotiations with multiple spheres -- the technological as well as the physical and the psychological. In A Topology of Everyday Constellations, Georges Teyssot considers the intrusion of the public sphere into private space, and the blurring of notions of interior, privacy, and intimacy in our societies. He proposes that we rethink design in terms of a new definition of the practices of everyday life. Teyssot considers the door, the window, the mirror, and the screen as thresholds or interstitial spaces that divide the world in two: the outside and the inside. Thresholds, he suggests, work both as markers of boundaries and as bridges to the exterior. The stark choice between boundary and bridge creates a middle space, an in-between that holds the possibility of exchanges and encounters. If the threshold no longer separates public from private, and if we can no longer think of the house as a bastion of privacy, Teyssot asks, does the body still inhabit the house -- or does the house, evolving into a series of microdevices, inhabit the body?
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Teyssot, Georges
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA2765
LC item number
.T49 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Writing architecture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Space (Architecture)
  • Spatial behavior
  • Space (Architecture)
  • Spatial behavior
  • Raum
  • Architekturtheorie
  • Haus
  • Privatsphäre
  • Öffentlichkeit
Label
A topology of everyday constellations, Georges Teyssot
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-342) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A topology of everyday constellations -- Figuring the invisible -- Dream house -- The wave -- The story of an idea -- Towards a cyborg architecture -- Prosthetics and parasites -- Windows and screens
Control code
801051671
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
viii, 350 pages
Isbn
9780262518321
Lccn
2012028541
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)801051671
Label
A topology of everyday constellations, Georges Teyssot
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-342) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A topology of everyday constellations -- Figuring the invisible -- Dream house -- The wave -- The story of an idea -- Towards a cyborg architecture -- Prosthetics and parasites -- Windows and screens
Control code
801051671
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
viii, 350 pages
Isbn
9780262518321
Lccn
2012028541
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)801051671

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