The case for subtle ar(t)chitecture

The case for subtle ar(t)chitecture
Library Shelf Location 10.CASS
Publication Date 2017

The case for subtle ar(t)chitecture presents Éric Cassar's approach :

. Architecture designed primarily to be lived in, with a poetic dimension yet on a human scale. The goal of each project is to arrive at the essential via the senses: something that appeals to the feelings, that makes sense or embodies a concept but with a clear and unambiguous direction, based on research rooted in the past yet projecting into the future.

. Subtle architecture, in other words architecture capable of creating and coordinating the nspaces: environments connected in both the physical and the virtual worlds. Subtle architecture is both adapted (to its context, its purpose, the climate, its users) and adaptable (with environments, active and interactive, altering in relation to pre-defined parameters). It targets aesthetics that are both tangible and intangible to create surprises and originality.

. Sustainable and responsible architecture, conscious of the passage of time and therefore designed with both today’s (the contemporary era) and tomorrow’s generations in mind. An architecture which is pragmatic, environmentally-friendly and social...

ISBN 9782373820034
Quantity 1
Pages 208
Author Éric Cassar
Format Paperback
Publisher Editions HYX
Category Architecture (category)
Keyword Sustainable buildings
Languages English, French

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