1/2 – 2019

Seams

The first issue in the new year looks at the architectural theme of conversion, the changes made to individual buildings. The focus is on important structures to which parts were added so that they could serve a new function, and consequently on the seams, that is the question about how old and new meet. In current buildings the proverbial joint, which, not all that long ago, was the epitome of careful handling of the monument, has gained in terms of body and profile, to the point where it disappears: in favour of an entity that promises the old building new life.

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