|Class Title||Interior Architecture|
In the late 1960’s, Italy’s building economy had tanked, but the country continued to graduate thousands of architecture students each year. With no buildings to design, many of these architects turned their attention to seemingly more modest ambitions: products, furniture, colors, textures, patterns, events, scenarios, and atmospheric effects. Mostly focused on the domestic interior, these experiments appeared more modest in scale than a building, but they were wholly immodest in their intellectual ambition and ultimately, their commercial success.
Despite the success and influence of this generation of designers, the field of architecture has effectively ceded territory to other design disciplines like product design, interior design and interaction design. The goal of this workshop will be to reclaim the domestic interior for architectural speculation, not by putting on the hats of other design disciplines, but by elaborating the ambitions of architecture at the interior scale.
|Meets||Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm East Review|