Casa Mora is an unbuilt project by Iñaki Ábalos y Juan Herreros, two Spanish architects who worked together from 1985 until 2008. (Cf another post … [Read more...]
Architectural projects and artistic researches have explored the potential of isotropic spaces, by definition: territories where the conditions are equally distributed. Hierarchy is abandoned, the distinction between figure and ground disappears and the available land is evenly covered, being it a piece of paper or a territorial plot. In some projects the idea of field is a metaphor, the ever-expanding territory of capital materialized by infinite urban development, in other it is merely a condition, a potential to be explored.
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As a former British Army Captain converted to scholar of early Muslim architecture, K. A. C. Creswell coined the expression "The even covering of the … [Read more...]
Geoffrey Bawa’s house in Colombo (1959 - 1970) is an exercise in horizontal densification. The result of decades-old process of annexation of four … [Read more...]
Now that the 14th Venice Architecture Biennale finally came to an end, we think it is the right time to publish this interesting short essay by … [Read more...]