deconstructivism


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de·con·struc·tiv·ism

 (dē′kən-strŭk′tə-vĭz′əm)
n.
An architectural style developed in the 1980s, characterized by unconventional, often arresting design elements, such as curved or sloping walls, slanted columns, and asymmetric structures and spaces.

de′con·struc′tiv·ist n. & adj.
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Noun1.deconstructivism - a school of architecture based on the philosophical theory of deconstruction
school - a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers; "the Venetian school of painting"
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An overwhelming criticism of the architects and neuroscientists at work in this burgeoning field is the last century's etiolation of a rich and complicated field to simple dimensions, lost in the intellectualized formal experiments of Modernism, Postmodernism, Deconstructivism, and other varieties of prestige architecture.
The PSID's annual exhibit is also a much-awaited visual treat for interior designers and nonpractitioners alike, as graduating students render interpretations of such myriad themes as French Provincial, Modern Victorian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Pop Art, Modern Chinese, Island Tropical, English Country, Italian Renaissance, Deconstructivism, Bauhaus and Filipino Colonial, among others.
The introduction, titled "Historia e conhecimento: uma abordagem epistemologica", by Ciro Cardoso, is focused on "the basic or principal modalities of epistemology of history," subdivided into three: reconstructionism (mainly "empiristic" conceptions of the 19th century), constructionism (Marxism, Weberianism, and the Annales); deconstructivism (basically exemplified by Hayden White and Paul Veyne) (CARDOSO; VAINFAS 2012, p.
What this analysis confirms is that the openness toward experience present among humanistic critics is sorely lacking among those writing from the perspectives of Marxism, feminism, deconstructivism, Freudianism, and cultural criticism.
The deconstruction of the notions of centre and subject is not a total annihilation of the two, on the contrary, the father of deconstructivism had in view a repositioning of these notions in a larger discursiveness.
Deconstructivism, Shared Outcome, and Blog Collaboration (Text in small caps refers to the units of learning presented in Table 1) featured student-student interactions.
ere are some terric chefs practising this culinary deconstructivism all around the country, such as Sat Bains in Nottingham, Simon Rogan at L'Enclume in Cartmel and Claude Bosi at London's Hibiscus.
In Of Grammatology, his core definition of deconstructivism, Derrida argues that "a reading must always aim at a certain relationship, unperceived by the writer, between what he commands and what he does not command of the patterns of language that he uses.
His main concern was post-modernism (especially deconstructivism, poststructuralism) and its relation to art, literature and current American culture.
In that sense we can compare the importance of the ehxibition Light construction with the exhibitions International Style (1932) and Deconstructivism (1988), held in this institution.
Refusing to accept the existence of absolute truth in the word, deconstructivism denies the totalizing claims of language as an efficient tool of an ideal--or at least objective--representation.
Like Owens, the authors of The Deconstructive Impulse insist on deconstructivism as a gendered practice formed visually, verbally, and in writing among artists, art historians, and art critics--especially women.