publication . Article . 2021

From the hand to the mind to the hand

Quintela, João; Simon, Tim;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 May 2021
Abstract
If we consider architecture as the art of construction it can be determined by a mental process of design or, instead, it can be complemented with an empirical knowledge where building is learning, building is deciding, building is designing. A process of going back and forth asking the brick what he wants to be indeed.We have had the possibility of developing several self-built projects where the gap between designing and building is filled by the experience with the materials themselves. Important decisions are taken while the performative act of building is taking place. The act of construction is turned into an act of design as it goes from the hand to the m...
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free text keywords: architecture, practice based research, drawing, representation, construction
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