architecture

Looking at light in the Kimbell art museum

Here we publish an excerpt from the article of the colleague Priji Balakrishnan, titled: “LOOKING AT LIGHT IN THE KIMBELL ART MUSEUM” If there is one building that I can write about without having visited it in person, it would be the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas. My appreciation of the building — its aesthetics, its proportions and above all its emanating light — has only grown with time. The Kimbell Art Museum is a creation by Louis Kahn, located in Texas.…

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RESONATE – sound and architecture

“RESONATE: Thinking Sound and Space” powered by MAAT and reSITE is a conference on Architecture, Art and Sound in collaboration with Meyer Sound. It took place in Lisbon last February 2018 and this is an abstract for the ones who couldn’t take part in.    

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Daylighting Temple

This is a fantastic service that the Columbia University of New York gives out freely for everybody: a panoramic 360° sequence of images of some very interesting and peculiar architectures. Not anybody has had the possibility to travel so far away, and for some of us, this is the only chance to experience in an augmented reality space. I need to say that it is amazing if you can project this 360° images on a white wall and watch them…

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Book of thoughts

Because beauty consits of it’s own passing, just as we reach for it. It’s the ephemeral configuration of things in the moment, when you can see both their movement and their death. Muriel Barbery, “The Elegance of the Hedgehog”       Francesco Venezia – Etruscans – Exhibition – photo by Fulvio Orsenigo I remember this lesson of architecture as if it were yesterday, it was 2003, first year of faculty, I knew already from the first days I took a…

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