Between Type and Context

Forms and Elements of a Unique Architecture

Alan Colquhoun 

Architecture between context and type, between the assertion of the singularity of each building and its belonging to a series that comes from the past and gets lost in the future: this is the crossroads in which the work of Rafael Moneo is located. In the following article, Alan Colquhoun starts out by analyzing the elements of his architecture - with special emphasis on the configuration of the wall - and concludes by dwelling on two of his most far-reaching works of the last decade: the Town Hall of Logroño and the Museum of Roman Art in Mérida...

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