1992. 6 Housing Experiences


In Barcelona's Olympic Village, Oriol Bohigas sought to combine the features of an almost traditional block with the Modern Movement's various housing types, and the architects managed to come up with some plastically excellent examples under very strict restraints. The less constrained dwellings for miners at Tharsis are a rare experiment of chromatic and evocative intensity. The house of La Coruña, in turn, illustrates the expressive and innovative potential inherent in the small commissions that form the spine of an architect's work...[+]

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