The drawings from Eisenman's Romeo and Juliet project, and textual architecture of fiction that displaces man's place at the center of architectural metaphysics.
Jacques Derrida plays word games with Bernard Tschumi's Parc de la Villette, exploring its deconstruction of the metaphysical structure surrounding Architecture.
Paul Virilio presents his neo-apocalyptic vision of the Overexposed City, an entity that does not reside in urban fabric but in the proximity of telecommunications, in a medium that collapses the understanding of space to units of time.
Peter Eisenman discusses the end of self-consciously "classical" architecture and the production of a new architectural method.
Some notes on Jean-Louis Cohen's history of the reciprocating intellectual exchange between Italian and French intellectual cultures.
Sanford Anderson presents an optimistic restoration of architecture's "worldmaking" powers through a methodology of knowledge production.
Robin Evans reviews Daniel Libeskind's Chamber Works, interpreting them as the root of a new architecture, an architecture based in the drawing as much as building.
A blurb from Daniel Libeskind's Camber Works.
Alberto Pérez-Gómez presents: the essential phenomenological history, crisis, and imperative of 20th century architecture.
Fredric Jameson rescues architecture from the implacably negative position theorized by Manfredo Tafuri, and in the process teaches us about the idealism of narrative, Marxism, and the materialism of postmodernity.