Reference : Squares
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Engineering, computing & technology : Architecture
Vandenbulcke, Benoît mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > Département d'Architecture > Recherche en projet d'architecture >]
FALLON, Harold [> >]
Communication (by) Design
Communicating (by) Design
15 th - 17 th April 2009
Hogeschool voor Wetenschap & Kunst School of Architecture Sint-Lucas & Chalmers University of Technology
[en] Form ; Arbitrariness ; square ; architecture ; vitruvius
[en] The square is reccurent pattern in recent projects from the AgwA office. The square can be considered a basic formal achievement of the mind. The contemporay architectural proliferation prevents all formal relevance. The absolute reduction of Ad Rheinhard's « black squares », a precedent ? Can shapelessness be applied to architecture? PHIL, an architectural study case in progress. Reduction of form : what about function and structure ? Vitruvian nihilism or Vitruvius reloaded ?

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