Richness of meaning / Robert Venturi

I am for richness of meaning rather than clarity of meaning; for the implicit function as well as the explicit function. – Robert Venturi2 Photograph: Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown. Photograph by Andreas Laszlo Konrath From Complexity and Contradiction…

Peter Zumthor

Tension between Interior and Exterior / Peter Zumthor

And suddenly there’s an interior and an exterior. One can be Inside or outside. Brilliant! And that means – equally brilliant! – this: thresholds, crossings, the tiny loop-hole door, the almost imperceptible transition between the inside and the outside, an incredible sense of place, an unbelievable feeling of…

Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando / Nature

When you look at Japanese traditional architecture, you have to look at Japanese culture and its relationship with nature. You can actually live in a harmonious, close contact with nature – this is very unique to Japan. – Tadao Ando