Wan Burhanuddin bin Wan Abidin's

Dip Arch (ITM), BFA, B.Arch (RISD), S. M. Arch. S (MIT)

Semester 1 2008-2009

RAG132 ALAM BINA

Rabu | Wed E48A 10:00-12:50

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Lecture 2

Site (Scale of the Built Environment)

Recapitulation of last week's close reading of intention,  with the introduction of authority as the legitimator of ism as per diagram below.

That an element in any production may contain the whole production, e.g. Intention as shown below , "Proposal to Build & Complete... "  may manifest in the Production of the signage board (Product) to make public the intention

 

Production therefore is a factor of scale, see content of Intention below:

Scale from the examination of quarks at 100 attometers to 100 million light years away, see

only seven are used by the various professions in built environment as follows:

 

 

These seven scales need to be properly looked at. While 1-6 may be detailed out by students the seventh scale is indicated by a question of how we look at the globe.

How do we begin to look at the globe?

Object

Interior

Building

Premise

Urban

Region

Global

 

The Eurocentric view .

As opposed to eurocentrism, there is also the alternative way of looking at the globe - the Pacific, Malaka perspective, as follows:

 

Yet  there is another way of looking at the globe - the Buckminster Fuller's view.

 

Why the earth becomes a dying planet may be explained using the Production Model as follows:

 

Is sustainable earth about acting on iatrogenocide?

 


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