Posted in building, misc by tot on May 29, 2010

REthinking ‘Swiss Box’ age (for me, it is till the end of the nineties) by looking into the representational works of  this age in construction and material.

Frei Fotostudio : Herzog and de Meuron, 1983

Patterns of simple wood siding make an even surface. Probably the street facade of Elektra House by David Adjaye referred from it. Continuous surface of asphalt sheeting on the inclined roof and north facade alternate and alienate this industrial element. Those kind of displacement once set them off from their generation.

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