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Siteless - 1001 Building Forms

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Some may call it the first manifesto of the twenty-first century, for it lays down a new way to think about architecture. Others may think of it as the last architectural treatise, for it provides a discursive container for ideas that would otherwise be lost. Whatever genre it belongs to, SITELESS is a new kind of architecture book that seems to have come out of nowhere. I ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published March 11th 2008 by MIT Press (first published February 29th 2008)
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Apr 11, 2012 Libros de Arquitectura rated it really liked it
¿Que pasaría si en un futuro lejano la arquitectura no tuviera nada más que aportar? Seguramente todos los arquitectos entraríamos a un periodo de pesimismo y desánimo general. Al parecer esta situación la visualizó François Blanciak hace un par de años y decidió tomar cartas en el asunto. El resultado fue titulado "Siteless" (sin lugar) un pequeño ejemplar que presenta 1001 formas edilicias diferentes ubicadas en … ningún lugar. Este ejercicio formal fue originado en palabras del autor "[…] no ...more
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May 04, 2008 Seth Hunter rated it really liked it
I'm really impressed with this books lack of words and rich creative forms - it's a great source of inspiration for a designer, inventor, or architect. MIT Press least number of words book ever...
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