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Building as Ornament

Building as Ornament

Building as Ornament


Raaij, Michiel van. Building as Ornament

NAI010. 2013

Book ID: 95049

Michiel van Raaij argues that the new ornament allows architects to design ever more eloquent buildings, but that this new practice is also bound by certain rules. A succesful ornaments represents a virtue and explains the function, social status, load-bearing structure, organization and/or context of the building.

160 pp. Pap,