1994. 5 In the Open Air


There is no place as cultured as a natural space. The intact landscape is domesticated through the voluntary artifice, and the contrast between the inevitable geometry of the construction on one hand, and the hidden and random order of uncombed nature on the other, bestows an inner tremor on outdoor architectures. Parks and gardens are morbid vegetal projects, but they also possess the edged and mineral roughness of the built rigor that imposes itself on the wilderness, humanizing the world it cultivates and occupies...[+]

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