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Invisible Cities – section drawings

Invisible Cities – Section drawings

This drawings belong to a work developed in my  Master Thesies in Architecture entitled “The section drawing: an operational tool in Architecture”  From the abstract: (…) The speech implied in a section is build from the author’s critical subjectivity providing, at the same time, a specific reading to the reader. However, the section may be perceived as a simultaneous process of search, query and catalyst of ideas, acting as reflection medium, thought and imagination and not only as a result.(…) Given the concern about the city as a place of interaction between different scales and constraints, and the need for a fiction that allows the best exploration of the section narrative capabilities, the book “Invisible Cities” by Italo Calvino (2011) was selected as the case study. From the fifty-five cities narrated, five are selected as a basis work where a number of sections is designed with the purpose to experiment their discursive, procedural and imaginative capacity, as a project tool. (…)

Link to the thesis document.