Saturday, April 12, 2008

architectural references - skin and structure

Victor Horta- Maison and Atelier Horta
intricate floral steel ornament forms the column- structure and ornament are blending into one element

Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas- Shenzhen International Airport Terminal
a porous continous skin with varying thickness- structure is partially exposed
close relation of skin to structure

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