• Architecture Became Increasingly Obsessed with the Health of Bodies

    6 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

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    In some theoretical books, architecture and the human body are more or less the same, each depending on one another. Oftentimes, however, it is the body that undergoes detrimental adjustments to adapt to the architecture, not the other way around. In the newly released book X-Ray Architecture , architectural historian Beatriz Colomina argues that health facilities inspired modern architecture's most dominant formal signatures.
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