Vessels and Fields

Vessels and Fields

by Wellington Reiter

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781568981871
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publication date: 09/28/1999
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Wellington Reiter is currently the principal of Urban Instruments, an environmental arts firm in Cambridge, Massachu-setts; he is also an associate professor of design at M.I.T. His work has been published in Art in America, Artforum, Arc

Table of Contents

Foreword4
Introduction10
Vessels15
Vessel of destruction
Vessel of time
Vessel of light
Vessel of memory
Apparatus27
Paper cylinder
Balltower
Bridgeboat
Light spheres
Tripods
Paint machine
Clocks41
Millennial time
Flight time
Pantheonic time
Islands55
Island of inequity
Islands of time
Islands of disregard
Noah's Ark71
Visible cities -- the city as vessel
Vessel of animals and birds
Vessel of the world
Vessel of man-made objects
Vessel of memory
Fields91
Gettysburg
Mississippi
Habitable Vessels111
Maison Vuitton (2)
Thin house
House within a house
Subdivision of surveillance
Bridges131
Bridge pool
Northern Avenue boat bridge
Northern Avenue footbridge and millennial monument
Bridging history
Bridge house
Urban Instruments 1153
Wall
Gate
Bridge
Tower
Monument
Urban Instruments 2177
Urban acupuncture
Photo credits186
Acknowledgments188

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