Stereotomic Implications

While the techtonics of the towers is not of cut stone but of mortar and brick, the tower form is sliced, separated and shifted in the primary composition of the frontal facade. In this element, it seems techtonics, stereotomy and representation commingle.

Photo Credit: Douglas Davis. The Museum Transformed: Design and Culture in the Post-Pompidou Age. New York: Abbeville Press Publishers, 1990. ISBN 1-55859-064-1. LC 89-18227. NA6695.D38 1990. detail of tower p207, plate 176

 

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