24 May 2022

About Detail in Architecture

Despite the complexity of the contemporary design process and the increasingly wide gap between design and execution phases detail and tectonics have fundamental relevance in our discipline. The expressivity of an architectural work cannot be entrusted to industrial culture, to serial, assembled products, without the action of detail definition: that would mean renouncing one of the foundational aspects of an architect’s job. The following selection of works and their introductive essays propose different interpretations of detail: from a tool of formal expression along the path of design r...
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