Eupalinos (Ancient Greek: Εὐπαλῖνος) or Eupalinus of Megara was an ancient Greek engineer who built the Tunnel of Eupalinos on Samos Island in the 6th. Eupalinos or The Architect [Paul Valery] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. book. Title, Eupalinos: or, The architect. Author, Paul Valéry. Translated by, William McCausland Stewart. Publisher, Oxford University Press, H. Milford,

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Email alerts New issue alert. Matter, space, and time are not what they used to be, and their reincarnations affect all sorts of techniques and technical processes.

World is his medium, his language, his means of artistic production: Knopf, Share – Eupalinos and the Duck: This has transformed the ways artworks are transmitted and reproduced, making them ubiquitous—not only do artworks exist in themselves, they can also be recreated wherever the appropriate apparatus is available. Eupaalinos retrograde and the advanced were contesting at what point to occur.

By connecting the regular and eupalknos irregular, Eupalinos could create clear and organized forms and immersive space. As the space of architecture is stable and enduring, movement becomes the spiritual movement of a mind that is able to negotiate the metaphysics of both Heraclitus and Parmenides.

I was seeing in my mind the market, the stock exchange, the Occidental bazaars for the exchange of phantasms.

Eupalinos and the Duck: Conceptualism in Recent Architecture – Journal #28 October – e-flux

Architects serve commercial forces that are generally uninterested in the complex cultural qualities of place, aesthetics, and history—and our planning system struggles to cope with the tensions, and the bad architecture, generated by this situation. The facade covers the shed behind it using signs from both high and low culture.


Thus, the buildings created broad and still harbors of spiritual clarity that even gained in ekpalinos through the contingent nature surrounding them. The forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form Cambridge: Such a project, Eupalinos explains, meant to dare Neptune himself. Evans, Review of Hermann Kienast, p. According to Eupalinos, singing buildings were harmonious in that they included the human body in their own system.

Journal 28 – Mona Mahall – Eupalinos eualinos the Duck: Those buildings content to talk Eupalinos identifies with prisons, which allow their prisoners to sigh, with department stores that provide inviting halls, readily accessible stairs, and bright, roomy spaces for businessmen, and with courthouses, whose huge masses of stone, plain walls, and few entrances can accommodate the verdicts and punishments of justice in all its majesty and rigor.

Eupalinos, or the architect by Paul Valéry, translated by William McCausland Stewart, reviewed.

These are varieties of conceptual architecture that—with reference to conceptual art and architecture of the s—question the traditional notion of architecture as building-construction, as master plan, or as conventional cubature. Sign In or Create an Account. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. The skyscrapers of Manhattan may impress the world, but the huge buildings eupalinod only to be viewed at a speed of kilometers per hour.

As authors, they posit their subjective perspectives as vulnerable yet pivotal points in the design process. But we could also recognize that different, albeit smaller, forms of architecture have emerged to confront mobilized global culture.

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Today, skyscrapers are designed to be viewed not atbut at kilometers per hour from an airplane. We could continue to complain.

I was occupied with the wonders of the transitory, and its astonishing duration, with the force of paradox, with the resistance of worn-out things. While the duck—as the model of classical modernism—cannot keep up with the speed of modern mobility, the decorated shed utilizes a changeable and flexible environmental decoration that corresponds to contemporary culture and economy.

I have dwelt rather long on the history of the Samians because theirs are the three greatest works ergasmata eupalunos all the Greeks. The builder architekton of the tunnel was the Megarian Eupalinus, son of Naustrophus. Cheung Vlaery Associates, Shenzen, Shun Hing Square tower by K. Retrieved from ” https: Apart from that, though, nothing more is known about him. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and valerh by publishing worldwide.