Flesh: Architectural Probes by E. Diller, R. Scofidio

By E. Diller, R. Scofidio

Like any the paintings of architects Liz Diller + Ric Scofidio, Flesh is a suite of contradictions and complexities. Itis either a monograph in their workthe first ever on their artwork, structure, and installationsbut additionally no longer a standard monograph. it's a both/and, neither/nor book-as-project famous on the time of its e-book, in 1994, for its groundbreaking typography and not-too-subtle critique of structure from inside. given that its book, Diller + Scofidio (now Diller Scofidio + Renfro ) have long gone directly to turn into one of the world's most famed architects, however the topics, matters, or even kinds that lead them to so celebrated at the present time are all right here in Flesh, besides its such a lot radical proposition: that whatever may be structure, beginning with this e-book, probably the most sought-after and priceless books in our library.

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48 | 49 Details are drawn to describe their particular conditions, functions or context within a scheme. Certain elements of a scheme (such as a staircase or piece of furniture) may have to be built by manufacturers that are not closely associated with the project. In such cases, a package of bespoke or specialised drawings is compiled. These drawings will contain sufficient information to allow the details to be produced separately and correctly. Isolating the manufacture of building components in this way allows the scheme design to develop more flexibly and to be informed by a range of different specialists.

A place may be ‘mapped’ using diagrams, models or drawings. 60 | 61 Location maps are usually described at the scale of 1:1250 or 1:1000. A scale of 1:500 may also be used to show details of the site’s immediate context and surrounding location, particularly in urban areas. Project: Urban masterplan Location: Rotterdam, the Netherlands Designer: The European Studio, University of Portsmouth, UK Date: 2007 The European Studio developed a masterplan strategy for an ‘island’ area to the south of Rotterdam.

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