Paula V. Álvarez

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Volume #33 – Beatriz Colomina – Radical Interiority: Playboy Architecture 1953-1979

Posted on November 10, 2015 — by


‘Radical Interiority’ is a masterful piece of storytelling. It is smart, taut, engaging and propulsive. It symbolizes one of the most genuine values of Volume: to show the forces that shape our world and habitat with and without the conscience intervention of professional designers and planners; to reveal how things are made; and, to claim the utility of architectural intelligence as a mode of thought, as a splendid tool not only to operate in the world but also to explain a state of things.

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