Demetri Porphyrios: selected buildings & writings
Demetri Porphyrios' work as an architect is closely related to his ideas as a theorist. He believes that architecture must be firmly grounded once again in technology and the craft of building and in the principle of firmness, commodity and delight. The projects assembled in this volume range from his early didactic pavilions and houses to the more recent urban projects and large scale buildings such as the Belvedere Village, the Patermost Offices and new Quadrangle at Magdalen College, Oxford.
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BELVEDERE VILLAGE ASCOT
WORKSHOPS AND OFFICES IN POUNDBURY DORCHESTER
BATTERY PARK CITY PAVILION NEW YORK
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aestheticising aesthetics Alireza Sagharchi Project anthemia architectural imitation architrave art and architecture artist atrium authority BATTERY PARK CITY BELVEDERE brick building and architecture building solutions Chris Britton classical architecture Client construction contingencies cornices cottages craft of building culture Demetri Porphyrios Design Duncan McRoberts Edwin Venn elevation experience of load-bearing Farm Court garden George Signori hall Hegel high-tech historical Ian Sutherland industrial kitsch Joanna Papathanassiou joinery kitsch language LONDON Design Team Longwall Magdalen College MAIN BARN materials means of imitation Mike Kennedy Modern Eclecticism Modernist architecture nature Nigel Cox normative number of building organised original PATERNOSTER SQUARE PATERNOSTER SQUARE OFFICE pavilion pediment perimeter Peter Lorenzoni Philip Doele Porphyrios Design Principal Portland stone post-Modernism POUNDBURY quadrangle Quantity Surveyors Richard Economakis roof RURAL HISTORY CENTRE Sagharchi Project Architect sculptural sense shelter street Structural Engineers style symbolic tectonics timber tradition Trigram Partnership urban vernacular Victor Deupi VILLA IN ATHENS walls