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Department of Architecture Public Lecture Series: 'Weird' by Dr Cole Roskam

Department of Architecture Public Lecture Series: 'Weird' by Dr Cole Roskam

In 2014, Chinese President Xi Jinping pronounced an end to all "weird" architecture, or 奇怪的建筑, in China. Designers, academics, & pundits scrambled to determine the specific aesthetic, material, or scalar parameters of this so-called architectural weirdness. In the subsequent effort to clarify the term, a general set of standards emerged, namely, that buildings should engage local climates & culture while not relying upon "excessive"

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 Dept of Architecture

 27th November, 2017

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