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Farshid Moussavi on Style, Function, and Physical Space

Farshid Moussavi on Style, Function, and Physical Space
Farshid Moussavi on Style, Function, and Physical Space , © Farshid Moussavi Architecture
© Farshid Moussavi Architecture

In an era in which architectural style is constantly recycled and reinterpreted, how do we know which ideas are original and which characteristics reveal deeper functions? In a recent article by Rowan Moore from The Guardian, architect Farshid Moussavi discusses fashion, function, and physical space as they relate to the concepts of her latest book The Functions of Style, which examines style in architecture beyond external appearance with a belief that style is rooted in a building's organizational ideas. Consequently, says Moore, each of Moussavi’s works are unique and do not rely on repeating trademark artistic moves. To learn more about how Moussavi’s philosophy is embodied in her most recent works, along with her belief in the power of physical space in a virtual world, read the full article on The Observer here.

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Evan Rawn
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Cite: Evan Rawn. "Farshid Moussavi on Style, Function, and Physical Space " 29 Nov 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/572735/farshid-moussavi-on-style-function-and-physical-space/> ISSN 0719-8884

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