A survey on eroticism was conducted without any tipping to the general public on *desirable places for sex* except one - the campus which end up 4 out of 5 replies found it sexually not arousing... and this is very unforgiving for architects. (details here and here)
**technically speaking- 打野戰 or architecturally speaking- habitual de-territorization
Eroticism is indexical to architecture since the primodial habitat appeared on this planet, the space of violence/desire/dissident and the object of desire evolve as oneness in eroticism*…
*The cave paintings (between 15,000 and 13,000 BC) > Greek classical order (decorations representing sexual organs)> the baroque (the chambers of secrets)> avante garde (the incestral & the uncanny space) > postmodern (the sex on display)> now anything but cybersex…
Then, how does architecture fade away from kids' sexual fantasy, of their imaginations to a mood that defines eroticism?
Has Hong Kong architecture been demoted to empty signs and devoid of erotic mood to the general public since long after the "big split" (architectural space<>object of desire) in our architectural education? ?
Here is good slave recommend reading list for our educator to revisit and to save our children's imaginations-
Colomina Beatrix writings on gender spaces.
A Clockwork Orange by Stanley Kubrick.
Stud, Architecture of Masculinity, edit by Joel Sanders
The Metastases of Enjoyment by Slavoj Zizek
Read my Desire, Lacan against the Historicists, by Joan Copjec
Encyclopaedia Acephalica by George Bataille
La Dolce Vita by Federico Fellini
花樣年華 - 黃家衛
愈快樂愈墮落 - 關錦鵬
and many many more…
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