There is ample evidence as to how the modern masters, in their shared pursuit of formal and constructional inventions, variously referred to past examples they had freely chosen as guides to inspire and support them in their strenuous pursuit of new things. However, buildings shaped like soft clouds and gelatinous bowels; or the spiked, bravura pieces designed by today's fashionable architects, for example; have no relation with either construction or its history.Louis Kahn kept form, structure and history paradigmatically ...

The Wall as Living Place 2016, LetteraVentidue Edizioni srl, Siracusa

ISBN-13: 9788862422031

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