Carren's Pitch

Life by Design

I'm a sucker for curls, so this one could not be missed. Yes, architecture is about solving problems in an environment, but it is also about beauty. This one was certainly a marvel.

Text and photos by: Carren Jao
Edited by: LinYee Yuan
Published: 03 August 2011, Core77

Casual passerbys stop in their tracks, fascinated by the shingles that curl without care in SCI-Arc's current exhibition of Jason Payne/Hirsuta: Rawhide - The New Shingle Style.

A partial reproduction of a planned Utah renovation, Jason Payne, principal at Hirsuta and SCI-Arc alum, attempts to "pervert" the shingle-style architecture, or rather, swerve it. [read more]


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