Formulary for a New Urbanism was composed by Ivan Chtcheglov under the pseudonym Gilles Ivain when he was 19 years old. It was an internal document. I intend to find out more of Ivan Chtcheglov — or Gilles Ivain, but these are my favourite bits from ‘Formulary for a New Urbanism’ from the. Formulary for a New Urbanism Guy Debord to Ivan Chtcheglov April Guy Debord to Ivan Chtcheglov, 30 April Guy Debord to Ivan Chtcheglov.

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The Sinister Quarter would have no need to harbor real dangers, such as traps, dungeons or mines.

The journal also contributed to the use and development of psychogeographical maps [10] which have, since been used in political actions, drifts and projections, distributed as flyers. Ivan Chtcheglov, profil perdu Allia, Influenced primarily through the fod of the London Psychogeographical Association and the foundation of The Workshop for Non-Linear Architecture, these groups have assisted in the development of a contemporary psychogeography.

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The reason is clear: Maksymilian Fus Mickiewicz Above: These dated images retain a small catalyzing power, but it is almost impossible to use them in a symbolic urbanism without rejuvenating them by giving them a new meaning.

Its sliding walls enable vegetation to invade life. It is easy to imagine the fantastic future possibilities of such architecture and its influence on the masses. For we are in the twentieth century, even if few people are aware of it.

To be able to remove themselves from the drug. In it Formulary for a New Urbanism is treated as a manifesto for change and the Hacienda as a direct manifestation of that change. And the police station on Rendezvous Street. A Journal of Urban Exploration which appears to have ceased publication sometime in collated and developed a number of post-avant-garde revolutionary psychogeographical themes.

It was a place designed for youth to congregate, experiment with their identity and re-establish their city as the place to be. In fact many of the people involved repeatedly argue they would never do it again. The popularity of Sinclair drew urrbanism term into greater public use in the United Kingdom.


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The architecture in the Hacienda was present rather than invisible. As an architectural space the club would quite literally capture local sub-culture, re-format it, and play it to ufbanism to ecstatic crowds.

We know that a modern building could be constructed fodmulary would have no resemblance to a medieval castle but which could preserve and enhance the Castle poetic power by the conservation of a strict minimum of lines, the transposition of certain others, the positioning of openings, the topographical location, etc.

The Court of Miracles: It was a song and video format with a message quite unlike the chart hits of the time. This need for total creation has always been intimately associated with the need to play with architecture, time and space. Guy Debord Definitions.

Pure plasticity, inanimate and storyless, soothes the eye. Those who controlled the music and lighting in their invisibility could become part of the architecture, and so the Hacienda became a machine in itself that could alter conceptions of time and space. It is a matter not only of plastic articulation and modulation expressing an ephemeral beauty, but of a modulation producing influences in accordance with the eternal spectrum of human desires and the progress in fulfilling formuulary.

Formulary for a New Urbanism (Ivan Chtcheglov)

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! And of chtcheglpv, passion, freedom. It is a matter not only of plastic articulation and modulation expressing an ephemeral beauty, but of a modulation producing influences in accordance with the eternal spectrum of human desires and the progress in realizing them.

Between and The Workshop for Non-Linear Architecture undertook an extensive program of practical research into classic situationist psychogeography in both Glasgow and London. Other key figures in this version of the idea are Walter Benjamin, J. Every game takes place within the boundaries of its own spatial domain.

Indispensable for giving the inhabitants a consciousness of the cosmic. Sinclair drew on this tradition combined with his own explorations as a way of criticizing modern developments of urban space in such key texts as Lights Out for the Territory. However, the Situationist International may have been tongue-in-cheek about some parts of Psychogeography.


The Hotel of the Epoch. While you might expect this to result in a long nostalgic anecdote of the clubs heyday, the character and balance between sources means plenty of the low points as well as moments of amnesia are present. The facade of the Hacienda was circular rather than straight edged, Victorian red brick rather than whitewashed concrete.

On the bases of this mobile civilization, architecture will, at least initially, be a means of experimenting with a thousand ways of modifying life, with a view to an ultimate mythic synthesis. Such is the magnetism of the idea of the Hacienda now that people visit the reincarnated property development that calls itself the Hacienda.

Having passed the last five years in a psychiatric clinic, where he still is, he reestablished contact with us only long after the formation of the SI.

Photographs of the venue during the day, videos of it in full swing during the night, interviews with those involved in the running of the club and even art-work from Factory, the record label that funded the project.

Night and summer are losing their charm and dawn is disappearing. All cities are geological. Certain shifting angles, certain receding perspectives, allow us to glimpse original conceptions of space, but this vision remains fragmentary. Bureau of Public Secrets, Though Sinclair makes infrequent use of the jargon associated with the Situationists, he has certainly popularized the term by producing a large body of work based on pedestrian exploration of the urban and suburban landscape.