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Università della Svizzera italiana

Form-finding, form-shaping, designing architecture : experimental, aesthetical, and ethical approaches to form in recent and postwar architecture = approcci sperimentali, estetici ed etici alla forma in architettura, dal dopoguerra ad oggi : [SNSF-International Exploratory Workshop, Mendrisio, 10-11 ottobre 2013]

Hildebrand, Sonja ; Bergmann, Elisabeth

Mendrisio : Mendrisio Academy Press, 2015

(ISA, Istituto di storia e teoria dell'arte e dell'architettura)

ISBN: 978-88-3663-265-7

During the last twenty years, the topic of form has become one of the most controversial issues in public and professional discussions about architecture. Ever since the Digital Turn, it has been exacerbated, since computer-aided design makes it possible, rapidly and effortlessly, to create extraordinary and emblematic buildings. These icons are threatening to become banal and often express...