Elements

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Oscar Riera Ojeda
Rockport, 2005 - Architecture - 190 pages
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Elements is the second volume in the Architecture in Detail series, which presents a collection of new projects in which the designerĘs ideas are evident in the minor moments of space, such as the curve of a handrail, the profile of a cabinet, the form and texture of a wall. The images feature staircases to doors and windows, all used to shape a broad variety of residential, commercial, and institutional environments. The details often challenge our perceptions of elemental form, in some cases creating fanciful hybrids of many elements in one. All are records of the enormous conceptual presence a detail can hold as well as its power to infuse architecture with effects of poetry, delicacy, tension, and surprise.

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About the author (2005)

Oscar Riera Ojeda is an editor and graphic designer based in Boston and New York

Mark Pasnik is an associate at the Boston architecture firm Machado and Silvetti Associates. He teaches regularly at Northeastern University and in a contributor to many architectural magazines including Architectural Record and Cornell Journal of Architecture. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

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