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Design and Cinema

Design and Cinema Form Follows Film

Edited by

Belkıs Uluoğlu, Ayhan Enşici, Ali Vatansever


Design and Cinema: Form Follows Film, edited by Belkıs Uluoğlu, Ayhan Enşici, Ali Vatansever This book first published 2006, edited by Cambridge Scholars Press 15 Angerton Gardens, Newcastle, NE5 2JA, UK British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Copyright © 2006, by Belkıs Uluoğlu, Ayhan Enşici, Ali Vatansever and contributors

All rights for this book reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of the copyright owner. ISBN 1-84718-003-5


Editors’ Introduction Belkıs Uluoğlu, Ayhan Enşici, Ali Vatansever The Lived Image Juhani Pallasmaa Part I: Discourse on Form and Film ix


CHAPTER ONE: Existential Forms 1. Lived Space in Architecture and Cinema Juhani Pallasmaa 2. The Interaction of Places and Characters in Agnés Varda’s Cléo from 5 to 7 and Vagabond: Images of Women Transformed by Spatial Experiences Gül Kale 3. The Question of the Designed Object in Cinema Ayşe N.Erek & Ayşe E.Coşkun Orlandi CHAPTER TWO: Narrative Forms 4. Narrative Form in Chinese Garden Andong Lu & François Penz 5. The Deceptive Design of Hong Sang-soo’s Virgin Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors Marshall Deutelbaum 6. Digital Playtime Experience (Jacques Tati’s Playtime in the Age of Multimedia) Ferenc Boné 7. Hotel as a Double Metaphor: Space, Representation, Reality and Beyond Dilek Altuntaş CHAPTER THREE: Structural Forms 8. Dramatic Structure in Films Halit Refiğ










9. Voice and Value in Almost Famous and Velvet Goldmine Arthur Lizie 10. When Film Follows “Form”: Film as Composition Tuğyan Aytaç Dural CHAPTER FOUR: Constructive Forms 11. Form as a Visual Event in Design and Cinema Fatoş Adiloğlu 12. Transformative Impact of Cinema: Gattaca Seçkin Kutucu CHAPTER FIVE: Temporal Forms 13. Notes and Observations Regarding Pierre Chenal and Le Corbusier’s Collaboration on Architectures d’Aujourd’hui (1930-31) François Penz 14. In the Soft Image of the City: Mies van der Rohe and Cinematic Time Lutz Robbers 15. Space and Time: A Criminal Gang Türker Armaner CHAPTER SIX: Digital Forms 16. Digitella Feride Çiçekoğlu 17. New Film Design and Non-linear Production Alex McDowell 18. Form Follows Media: What is The Matrix as Film, Animation, Game and Comics? Gül Kaçmaz Erk CHAPTER SEVEN: Social Forms 19. A Film to Live In Joaquim Moreno 20. Designing Two States of Trauma: Le Jetée and Twelve Monkeys Aydın Hasan Polatkan

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CHAPTER EIGHT: Fragmental Forms 21. The Image of Metropolis Perception of Urban Space in Present Cinema 276 Helmut Weihsmann 22. Critical-Cultural and Cinematographic “City” Conceptions in Architectural Design 292 Ayşe Şentürer

Part II:

Works on Form and Film 23. The Language of Pretend Julie Talen 24. Charting the Cinematic Map: Camera-Eye and the Problem of Transcription Olga Vázquez-Ruano 25. Commentaries on Cities and Clothes – workshop on architecture, clothes and Wim Wenders Otto von Busch & Henric Benesch 26. Gattaca: Politics of Space Belkıs Uluoğlu, Işıl Baysan Serim 307


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Notes on Contributors Index

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Editors’ Introduction
Belkıs Uluoğlu, Ayhan Enşici, Ali Vatansever

Why has cinema become so closely acquainted with the design disciplines, and vice versa? What valuable or significant experience can come out from this brotherhood, both in terms of substantial and in terms of representative means? Design, when defined as the realization of the imagined, comes close to the world of the cinema, as cinema provides a...
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