• Burnt Cement vs Porcelain Tile: Resignifying Aesthetics in Architecture

    1 month ago - By Arch Daily

    Toilet Complex of Faculdade de Arquitetura, Design e Artes Alberto Martinez + Guido Villalba + Yago García + tda. Image © Leonardo Méndez
    The concept of aesthetics goes back to the Greek civilization and refers to perception through the senses. Despite being a philosophical concept, in architecture, aesthetics is used to translate architectural ideologies and concepts from the set of constructive elements, forms and materials, being intrinsically linked to the physical shape of a building and, therefore, bound to a social, economic and political context. In addition to a discussion of...
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