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Design Strategies in Architecture

Collage, from Paper to Digital

A groundbreaking and interdisciplinary work on architectural collage.
Design Strategies in Architecture collects wide-ranging reflections on the use of architectural collage, which has become a popular way of sharing a project’s design because collages can be faster and more approachable than traditional detailed renderings. This book brings together contributions from architectural historians, theoreticians, and architects to look at the role of collage. The essays gathered here reconstruct the role of representation in the evolution of architecture and offer a large selection of relevant case studies in the use of collage, incorporating critical historical analysis of the technical aspects and significance of the case studies within their cultural and political contexts. Together they also provide a critical and historical framework for architectural offices engaged in research related to representation. Groundbreaking and thought-provoking Design Strategies in Architecture is vital reading for understanding architectural collage.

220 pages | 60 color plates | 6 1/4 x 9 1/2

Architecture: Architecture--Criticism, European Architecture, History of Architecture

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Table of Contents

Anna Rosellini, Conceptual epicentres of digital collage // Mariabruna Fabrizi, The “Otterlo Circles” by Aldo van Eyck. Collage as condensed theory // Beatrice Lampariello, Rossi’s creative processes of collage: composing and arranging // Nicola Braghieri, Some reflections around City of Composite Presence // False Mirror Office, Assemblage as a figurative text for architecture. A dialogue between UFO and False Mirror Office // Roberto Gargiani, The first digital collages of OFFICE Kersten Geers David van Severen: narrative intentions of eclectic visionaries of the 21st century // João Pauperio, Maria Joao Rebelo, Collages, History and readymades. On the politics of representation in the age of neoliberalism // Mickael Pelloquin, Collage & crime. Impressionism of augmented realities // Gianni Braghieri, Collage as an exaltation of architectural thinking // Luca Galofaro, Montage as a form of design // Éric Lapierre, Text plots to represent the project: theory/writing and project/construction // Pier Vittorio Aureli, Martino Tattara, Paint a Vulgar Picture. On the Relationship Between Images and Projects in Our Work // Baukuh, Drawing and representation in Baukuh’s work // Aristide Antonas, A conversation about visual and sculptural representation // Point Supreme, Point Supreme Collage Manifesto // Fala Atelier, Drawing and representation in Fala’s work // Irini Peraki, Natalie Donat-Cattin, Incomplete Voyage, or the Process of Reappropriation of the Fantastic

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