Initial Thesis Abstract: La piel que habito / The skin I live in?

The ‘skin’ of a building, as a surface, or as a ‘threshold between inside and outside, has been used literally and metaphorically to communicate different socio-political and philosophical ambitions in architecture. I believe that there is a possibility through the reconsideration and redefinition of the ‘skin’, as a place of distinction and interaction rather than… Continue reading Initial Thesis Abstract: La piel que habito / The skin I live in?

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Categorized as 2012

In From the Cold

It is with a certain amount of inevitability that Reyner Banham, as a fierce advocate of the ‘Machine Age’, primarily registered man’s presence in ‘America Deserta’ through his excitement at the discovery of the technology and transportation networks in the Mojave Desert. Further examples mentioned of human interventions in this ‘stark, savage’ landscape included tree… Continue reading In From the Cold

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Elantha Evans

elantha evans

Elantha Evans is an Architect and Architectural Educator, predominantly teaching Design Studio at the University of Bath and as a Visiting Critic at many other UK schools, but also involved as Member and Chairperson, with RIBA Validation Panels in the UK and Internationally. Before setting up her own Architectural Studio – Serrano Evans Partnership – in… Continue reading Elantha Evans

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Categorized as 2012