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Posted 01 Mar 2001

Joost Meuwissen, ‘Tattoo and Concealment’, l’architecture d’aujourd’hui, 333, mars-avril 2001 (Paris: Éditions Jean-Michel Place, 2001), 85.

Tattoo and Concealment

Joost Meuwissen

In the ongoing discussion, whether ornament should be considered to be applied decoration, with its own autonomy and iconography, and no or little need of reference to the structure it was applied to[1], such as Adolf Loos supposed it to be – and therefore rejected it – in his famous Ornament and ...


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Posted 31 Aug 1988

Joost Meuwissen, ‘Eindhoven wereldstad’, VIII jaar AGT. Projectwerk 1980 1988. Een uitgave van de sectie Architectuurgeschiedenis en –theorie. Edited by Paul Draaijer, Herman Kerkdijk, Helena Koning, Arthur Wortmann, Gerard van Zeijl (Eindhoven: Vakgroep BAU, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, 1988), 38-42.

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Eindhoven wereldstad

Joost Meuwissen

Het projectwerk in Groep VIII of ‘Eindhoven’ (als begrip in de architectuur van vandaag) vormt een bij uitstek discursieve architectonische cultuur waarbij de argumenten niet buiten de produkten ...


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Posted 11 Apr 1986

Joost Meuwissen, ‘Editorial’, Urban Blocks. Wiederhall 1. Edited by Joost Meuwissen (Amsterdam: Stichting Wiederhall, 1986), 23.

Wiederhall Editorial

Joost Meuwissen

I love architecture because it is old. In its treatises and manuals it has preserved a dead language up to the present day. Architects argue by rather obsolete formulas. It seems the right way. ...


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