Class Notes 1/26–

summary was due yesterday 1/25 @ 11:59pm Mrs. A will give you by Thursday’s class content & style -what is rhetoric? ‘how a person talks’ go to G2W to find out context: author–>audience–>purpose thesis–>author–>audience–>purpose thesis–>author–>audience–>purpose thesis digital literacy-is a person’s awareness of digital environment and it’s effects people summary(communicating your understanding) Being Objective and moving […]

Uncovering New York’s ‘Ugly Truth’ truth Photography- A Tapestry of Space Summary

To completely understand “Tapestry of Space: Domestic Architecture and Underground communities in Margaret Morton’s Photography of a Forgotten New York” by Irina Nersessova you have to comprehend her primary and secondary research. Nersessova’s purpose in writing this complex analysis of public space in New York in the 1990s is to uncover the real New York […]

Class notes 1/21–

updates: new tab on Mrs. A blog called ‘Peer Review’ reading summaries due MONDAY 1/25 updated agenda (check out calendar) ‘Summary’ as a title for our reading summaries is simply to simple. Titles are made to “ENGAGE and suggest topic/thesis” In search of a title seek… -the intended audience -the purpose -detail examples: “Architectural Regulation: […]

“Tapestry of Space” Glossary

Glossary of Words I don’t know… fetishism- an inanimate object worshiped for its supposed magical powers or because it is considered to be inhabited by a spirit. spectacle-a visually striking performance or display: pertinent- relevant or applicable to a particular matter; apposite: mercurial- (of a person) subject to sudden or unpredictable changes of mood or […]

Passages from Schindler’s “Architectural Exclusion” Response Post

“Architectural regulation is powerful in part because it is unseen; it ‘allows government to shape our actions without our perceiving that our experience has been deliberately shaped’” (1940). Schindler makes a huge point here. The fact that “architectural regulation is powerful.. because it is unseen” speaks volumes. We live in a society where everything is […]

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