Museum/Pavilion

2015 or FUNCTION for the FUNCTIONLESS

Anthony Graves

THERE WILL BE A SPACE between the neo-primitives and futurists: the former will have insisted on the organic-ness of their materials and the latter on the organic-ness of their forms; the former will find engineering forms require hard geometries while the latter will find that synthetic polymers and alloys can be shaped with relative ease in computer-aided design. The futurists will plan spaces where all aspects of life are unbounded and continuous. There will be oblong holes with smooth edges made of white carbon fiber in the porous border between the spa and the museum and there will be nowhere to hang your wet towel, there will be no waiting rooms or corridors or lobbies; ...

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