Master of Architecture
vittoria says: "there are days when a table, or chair, or book, or a man are all the same."* is architecture a projection of our desires or are our desires a projection of architecture? looking at godard and loos. both project their own desires: godard, in "le mepris", destroying the line that separates film and reality using brigitte bardot's body, and projecting his own life on to the malaparte house; loos, in the josephine baker house, desiring her body, projecting, thinking of her moving, dancing in space. in both cases, there is a fragmented space where each fragment can be disparate, and at the same time in an oblique allusion, an implied or indirect cross-reference. Form, when the body loses its corporeality; it evaporates, changes, and morphs, becomes Desire. a walkthrough...** *"L'eclisse", 1962 Michelangelo Antonioni film; **This dissertation is a compound document (contains both a paper copy and a CD as part of the dissertation). The CD requires the following system requirements: Quicktime and/or Windows MediaPlayer or RealPlayer.