CRITICAL ISSUES & THEORY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

Light: Critical Issues & Theory in the Twentieth Century

Parsons the New School for Design/ Fall 2016

Wednesdays 12:10 – 14:50 (2:50PM)

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WRITING EXERCISE 01 (EX-01): DUE WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 2016 @ 12 NOON ON CANVAS

Paper Formatting Requirements:

All written components of the paper must conform to the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed.,Humanities format.

See http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html for detailed information.

1. Endnotes (NOT footnotes)

2. All illustrations at back of paper after endnotes

3. Bibliography

Page Format:

1. Text should be formated on 8½” x 11” sheets

2. Standard margins are 1 inch on the left and 1 inch on the right, top, and bottom

3. Margins must be flush left and not justified

4. Font should be 12 point and easy to read

5. Text should be double-spaced except for quotations and endnotes

6. All illustrations should be at back of paper – after endnotes and before bibliography.

7. 1500 words

LIGHT: CRITICAL ISSUES & THEORY IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

AN EXPLORATION OF CRITICAL THINKING ON LIGHT, ARCHITECTURE & MODERNITY

Prompt:

Considering how Ornament is a loaded word, based on the readings and your current experience, how would you

describe light as a medium in the constructed environment? Please use a minimum of three categories (unless

you have a specific argument otherwise) and provide examples (for example, images).