Constellations and anti-corridors
Author(s)Ferentinos, Andrew (Andrew George Phillip)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Architecture.
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To perceive the many stars in the sky, corridic logic would force one to view one star at a time, one after the other in a linear order. An anti-corridic logic, on the other hand, is non-linear and permits constellations to emerge: many stars can be perceived at once and the imagination can link them into any desired figure. The space of corridors is linear: rooms are perceived and passed in a fixed sequence of one space following another. The space of anti-corridors is non-linear: rooms are dispersed into a field. Many spaces can be perceived at once and one can pass through them in any order. Desired constellations can emerge. Airports and intermodal hubs typically follow corridic logic. An airport/intermodal hub that is anti-corridic disperses all spaces into a field of options whereby individuals with different itineraries can perceive and move through a field of spatial choices resulting in ideally perceived and desired spatial constellations. This thesis proposes a prototype for an anti-corridic airport/ intermodal hub.
Thesis (S.M.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Architecture, 2012.Page 77 blank. Cataloged from PDF version of thesis.Includes bibliographical references (p. 67-69).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Architecture
Massachusetts Institute of Technology