Can you see without a metaphor? Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 by Christina J.M. Fez-Barringten Prompted by watching our two feral cats playing on our terrace I observed that, unlike ourselves, they break through the back of the house-like shelter created out of pillows by my wife Christina. More..
Artificial Intelligence design metaphor Posted: Sunday, August 05, 2012 by Barie Fez-Barringten This is not the script for the movie called “Artificial Intelligence” about AI Brian Addis (Brian Wilson Aldiss, a British writer, anthologist, and critic,) says; I found we both agreed that AI, as they call it, is not going to be achieved by present-day machines. More..
Metaphors, architecture and music Posted: Saturday, August 04, 2012 by Barie Fez-Barringten What role do users have in metaphors?
The answer lies in the comprehensive application of the metaphor to the wider field of all the arts, and specifically architecture and music. More..
Architecture is an art because, as art, it too, makes metaphors Posted: Friday, August 03, 2012 by Barie Fez-Barringten Eighty two issues and claims, where each claim has been derived from a corresponding issue, built the case for the resolution of the argument about the controversy that architecture is an art resolved that architecture was the making of metaphors because it (architecture) made metaphors, personified by metaphor stasis’ two technical and conceptual dimensions. More..
Metaphor issues of architecture is art stasis Posted: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 by Barie Fez-Barringten Architecture is an art, because like art, it too, makes metaphors which are a stasis because “architecture as the making of metaphors” enables the center of the dispute to be argued with common purpose. More..
Language of metaphors applied to multidisciplined architecture Posted: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 by Barie Fez-Barringten The commonality of all arts is that they express thought in terms of their peculiar craft and thus they (all arts) are technically metaphoric, metaphors because they transfer, carry-over and express one thing (some idea) in terms of another(the craft). More..
Metaphor Issues common to architecture and art stasis Posted: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 by Barie Fez-Barringten There are two parts to this proposal; one: what is the problem? And the second is what the solution? I am generally against claiming anything in terms of problems since the term problem implies choice whereas most of my own work is derivations and reasoned creations resulting, not from problem solving, but making metaphors by aggregating systems, materials and information. More..
The Metametaphor of Architectural Education Posted: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 by Barie Fez-Barringten Twenty-first century education of architects is further challenged by new markets, users and contractual situations and whole countries and civilizations which here-to-fore had little or no need for professional architectural services as practiced in already industrialized and developed nations. More..