The design of white and the architecture matter

Paolo De Marco, Antonino Margagliotta

Abstract


If color is a material that contributes to constructing architecture, white color determines a particular dimension of the project that corresponds to a precise idea of architecture, with specific principles on spatial and form conception, on ways of working with light; in contemporary architecture, white color still refers to ideologies and specific spatial and linguistic research. So it is interesting to understand its values and reasons, to know the products available for this idea, for which traditional technologies are implemented and new applications are developed with innovative expressive effectiveness.


Keywords


White; Matter; Material; Architecture; Project

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13128/Techne-23026



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