Teorema 007: Cenotaph, in the shape of a pyramid, 1780–1790, 39 _ 61.3cm, Ink and wash, Etienne-Louis Boullée

Teorema 007: Cenotaph, in the shape of a pyramid, 1780–1790, 39 _ 61.3cm, Ink and wash, Etienne-Louis Boullée With a similar penchant for drawing illusion as Piranesi, Etienne-Louis Boullée built little but as an educator, theoretician and illustrator, he was a dominant figure in neoclassical visionary/revolutionary architecture. Boullée’s father was the Parisian architect, Louis-Claude Boullée, … Sigue leyendo

Teorema 004: Preliminary sketch, Vitra Fire Station, by Zaha Hadid, 1991

Teorema 004: Preliminary sketch, Vitra Fire Station, by Zaha Hadid, 1991 Zaha Hadid continually stretches the boundaries of architecture and urban design. Dividing her concentration between practice, teaching, and research, her work experiments with new spatial concepts intensifying existing urban landscapes in the pursuit of a visionary aesthetic that encompasses all fields of design. The … Sigue leyendo

Teorema 003: Sketch page for the Baths of Agippa, and Hadrian’s Villa, Tivoli, by Andrea Palladio

Teorema 003: Sketch page for the Baths of Agippa, and Hadrian’s Villa, Tivoli, by Andrea Palladio   Palladio was born in Padua, near Venice, in 1508, as Andrea di Pietro dalla Gondola. His early exposure to architecture came both as a stonemason and a craftsman of ornamentation, working in the studio of Giovanni di Giacomo … Sigue leyendo