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Issue 14 - AirSchmidlin Chasper, von Mackensen Till, Mateo Josep Lluís, Steinemann Ramias, Sauter FlorianStudio, Videos

Meteorological Observatory

by Josep Lluis Mateo,Till von Mackensen, Chasper Schmidlin, Ramias Steinemann and Florian Sauter

PAINTING WITH AIR
At an artistic level, the picture could be painted with the remains of the sky;
making the enclosure ready to receive and...

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Issue 15 - FireSchmidlin Chasper, von Mackensen Till, Mateo Josep Lluís, Steinemann Ramias, Hotz AnnaStudio

A Guesthouse on Stromboli

by Josep Lluis Mateo, Anna Hotz, Till von Mackensen, Chasper Schmidlin, Ramias Steinemann

DANGER & DEBILITY

Fire certainly can be dangerous and out of control, destructive and aggressive.
In these conditions, architecture can...

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Issue 15 - FireSchmidlin Chasper, von Mackensen TillEssays, Videos, Studio

Journey into the Fire

Essay by Chasper Schmidlin, Video by Till von Mackensen

A journey with our students took us to a place where fire could be
experienced with all the senses: the volcanic island of Stromboli, one
of the pearls of the Aeolian Islands in the Mediterranean Sea. To get
there, we had to cross the deep blue sea. The boat bore the name
Eraclide. It made us...

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Issue 15 - FireAllen Stan , von Mackensen Till, Concheiro IsabelInterviews, Videos

Fire and Light

Interview with Stan Allen

IC Fire as a form of energy and its mastering gave rise to human civilization.
From its central role in the organization of space, the architectural
presence of fire has declined somewhat during the last two centuries.
On the one hand, its potential dangers led it to be shut away, first...

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Issue 15 - Firevon Mackensen TillEssays

James Turrell: Skyspaces - Earthly Periscopes

by Till von Mackensen

Overlooking a smoothly curved hillside partially covered by forests, a rocky figure emerges from the earth. At a distance one can distinguish a rough shape growing out of its top. Stones of irregular formats have been layered to a soil-coloured cylindrical shape. From some angles the figure melts...

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