Blur Building

17 11 2007

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This is Diller and Scofidio’s 2002 Blur Building, in Switzerland. It’s a beautiful concept; the primary building material is water, pumped from the lake and vapourised around the promenade deck. The building has been described as an anti-event or anti-spectacle, where all that is visible to the us is or reliance on vision itself.

I like that it is a lo-fi realisation of a concept, not relying on any high-fidelity technology or digitalisation to produce a beautiful effect.

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