And then we moved in: Post factum documentation of the house

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dc.contributor.author Macken, ME
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-20T13:02:11Z
dc.date.issued 2007-01
dc.identifier.citation M/C Journal, 2007, 10 (4), pp. 1 - 5
dc.identifier.issn 1441-2616
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/1087
dc.description.abstract Working drawings are produced, when a house is designed, to envisage an imagined building. They are a tangible representation of an object that has no tangible existence. These working drawings act as a manual for constructing the house; they represent that which is to be built. The house comes into being, therefore, via this set of drawings. This is known as documentation. However, these drawings record the house at an ideal moment in time; they capture the house in stasis. They do not represent the future life of the house, the changes and traces the inhabitants make upon a space, nor do they document the path of the person, the arc of their actions, within the space of the house. Other types of documentation of the house allow these elements to be included. Documentation that is produced after-the-event, that interprets the existing , is absent from discourses on documentation; the realm of post factum documentation is a less examined form of documentation. This paper investigates post factum documentation of the house, and the alternative ways of making, producing and, therefore, thinking about, the house that it offers. This acknowledges the body in the space of architecture, and the inhabitation of space, and as a dynamic process. This then leads to the potential of the model of an action representing the motion and temporality inherent within the house. Architecture may then be seen as that which encloses the inhabitant.
dc.publisher Queensland University of Technology
dc.title And then we moved in: Post factum documentation of the house
dc.type Journal Article
dc.description.version Published
dc.parent M/C Journal
dc.journal.volume 4
dc.journal.volume 10
dc.journal.number 4 en_US
dc.publocation Brisbane, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 5 en_US
dc.cauo.name DAB.Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 2002 Cultural Studies
dc.personcode 10266409
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Cultural Studies en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.description.keywords Science & Technology
dc.description.keywords Life Sciences & Biomedicine
dc.description.keywords Public, Environmental & Occupational Health
dc.description.keywords PUBLIC, ENVIRONMENTAL & OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, SCI
dc.description.keywords PUBLIC, ENVIRONMENTAL & OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH, SSCI
dc.description.keywords Australia
dc.description.keywords SF-6D
dc.description.keywords Population norms
dc.description.keywords socioeconomic status
dc.description.keywords STATES
dc.description.keywords EUROQOL
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
utslib.copyright.status Open Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:23:47.074767+10


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