publication . Article . 2018

A Survey of Utopia—Creating Filmic Travelogues in Architectural Design Studio Education

Johannes Müntinga; Gerlinde Verhaeghe;
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  • Published: 28 Feb 2018 Journal: Proceedings (issn: 2504-3900, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
This paper investigates the potential of the creation of filmic travelogues in architectural design studio education. It looks at student works from a studio conducted at RWTH Aachen University in the summer term of 2017 and explores how the works construct meaning from and reflect on architectural reference in an active creative process. The assignment of the studio was to create a travelogue of a 4-day excursion to Belgium and the South of England in the form of a short film. Inspired by Patrick Keiller’s film Robinson in Space, the students were invited to explore the Situationist techniques of Drifting and Psychogeography, and to use them in their visual sto...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_MISCELLANEOUS
free text keywords: essay film, travelogue, Situationism, Psychogeography, Drifting, design studio education, General Works, A, Studio, Utopia, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Excursion, Visual arts, Visual storytelling, Architectural design, Short Film, Art

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publication . Article . 2018

A Survey of Utopia—Creating Filmic Travelogues in Architectural Design Studio Education

Johannes Müntinga; Gerlinde Verhaeghe;