Publication / 2015
The publication Tectonics – The meaning of form deals with one of the core topics of architecture: the relationship between form and content. In the world of architecture, form is not only made from brick, glass and wood. Form means something. When a material is processed with sufficient technical skill and insight, a form, that cannot be described or explained in any other way, appears. The purpose of tectonics is apparent when form and content merge and become one.
The book contains 50 essays – specific stories that seem unrelated, but all revolve around form and content in different ways, with different perspectives. You can read the chapters in any order you like – from the beginning, end or the middle. There is no correct order. The project is methodologically inductive: the more essays you read, the broader your knowledge of tectonics get.
Title: Tectonics – The meaning of form
Publisher: Systime Publishing
Page count: 196
Price: 250 DKK
You can buy the book from the bookstore Archi Tegn or from Systime Publishing.