Volume 1
Volume 2

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Table of Contents

Jean-Michel RABATÉ
Introduction to Interfaces Arakawa and Gins special issue
5
ARAKAWA and Madeline GINS
Directions for Architectural Procedure Invention and Assembly
11
ARAKAWA and Madeline GINS
Vital Contextualizing Information for Directions for Architectural Procedure Invention and Assembly
17

SECTION I: Architecture Against Death

Hank LAZER
The Art and Architecture of Holding Open: The Radical Yes of Architectural Body
31 Images
Jean-Jacques LECERCLE
The Tense of Architecture
41 Images
Trish GLAZEBROOK
Architecture Against Mortality: Building Origins
51 Images
Don IHDE
The Ultimate Phenomenological Reduction
59 Images
Mark B. N. HANSEN
The Arche-Technics of Life
69 Images
Hideo KAWAMOTO
The Mystery of Nagi’s Ryoanji: Arakawa and Gins and Autopoiesis
85 Images
Gary SHAPIRO
Building, Timing, Thinking: Reversible Destiny After Hegel, Heidegger, and Smithson
103 Images
Steve MCCAFFERY
“To Lose One’s Way” (for Snails and Nomads): The Radical Labyrinths of Constant and Arakawa and Gins
113 Images
Jost MUXFELDT
Does Death Survive? A Reverse Teleology
145 Images

SECTION II: From Utopia to Poesis

Martin E. ROSENBERG
Constructing Autopoiesis: The Architectural Body in Light of Contemporary Cognitive Science
163 Images
Michel DELVILLE
The Poet as the World: The Multidimensional Poetics of Arakawa and Madeline Gins
187 Images
Craig ADCOCK
The Meaning of Blank in Arakawa’s Early Work
203 Images