The ‘dead zone’ and the architecture of transgression

G Doron

Research output: ThesisDissertation (TU Delft)

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Abstract

The thesis “The ‘Dead Zone’ and the Architecture of Transgression” investigates the imagery of ‘emptiness’, ‘voids’, ‘no-man’s Land’ (etcetera) in architectural and other discourses, drawing on imagery from antiquity until today. The study begins with the particular case of a now obliterated Palestinian village at the edge of Tel Aviv. The prologue of the thesis gives, in the form of a short story, an exposition of the subject. It introduces the main argument, that this space is a product of the discourse, and that between the two lies an unbridgeable gap. I argue against the short sightedness of planning practices and present the importance of site research for the subject at hand...
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • Delft University of Technology
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Riedijk, M., Supervisor
  • Havik, K.M., Advisor
  • Schoonderbeek, M.G.H., Advisor
Award date15 Oct 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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