Building and Dwelling

Juan Navarro Baldeweg 

As variations on a theme, these drawings are multidirectional assaults in a continuous creative experience and serve to clarify Alejandro de la Sota’s stance with regard to architecture. His spontaneous sketches for the urbanization of Alcudia are an intensive exercise for the creative imagination. The series identifies and defines an imaginary space dedicated not only to forms but to life at large, to building elements as generators of a life that gets woven amongst them. It pays much attention to what is not architecture, which seems to hide, vanish or dissolve into anecdotes, or act as an almost invisible backdrop that must be carefully discovered. One must shake off expectations, or forget the usual purpose of this type of graphic expression: to test and explore forms and artifacts. Architecture here is a result, the crystallization of a vital fluid... [+]

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