The Roman project investigate the possibility of defining an European territory through the architectural project. Europe here has to be understood as a cultural and geographic entity with an enormous cultural diversity but fascinating cohesion. The overall collection present a possible canon of a universal territorial architecture with a radically simple materiality.
By order of appearance :
-Luigi Ferraris Football Stadium 1986-1989 Genoa, Italy - Vittorio Gregotti
-Convention Hall 1952-1954 Chicago, Illinois US - Mies van der Rohe
-Bauakademie 1832-1836 Berlin, Germany - Karl Friedrich Schinkel
-Immeuble d’habitation à Bon Marché avec Piscine 1924-925 Paris, France - Henri Sauvage
-IBM Manufacturing and Administrative Center 1956-1958 Rochester, Minnesota US - Eero Saarinen
This research and book has been made during fall semester 2014 under the direction of Kersten Geers teaching in FORM, Laboratory for architecture as Form at EPFL.