Architecture Non-fiction

Architecture evolves bottom-up

Michelangelo’s sketches for the fortification of Florence, c. 1530 Lebbeus Woods called Michelangelo’s sketches one step in “the risky task of invention.” The intense precision of his lines and how ahead of their time they are– still fresh to look at, conjuring many associations– bring to my mind the peculiar case of how architecture evolves. Invention is […]