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Theory & Research

Around Icebergs

  Around Icebergs : Travel video-notes, Iceland, 2007 by Eric Cassar   These videos illustrate both the diversity of icebergs and the plurality of appearances according to the viewer’s points of view. The iceberg becomes the metaphor for a complex movement architecture.   1- Global views     2- Diversity     3- Around Iceberg [...]

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Form and beyond

  Architectural form is what is most commonly employed to represent architecture, because it is easier to represent shapes and forms (photos, drawings, etc.) than flows or impressions of space. But form is notarchitecture. It is merely its outer shell. It is the classic book cover. But not all attractive covers contain interesting books. Equally, [...]

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Movement ar(t)chitectures

  This text is published in the book « The case for subtle ar(t)chitecture » by the Editions HYX.   Architecture (in) movement or Multisensory and multidimensional perception of ar(t)chitecture Ar(t)chitecture is architecture with a strong artistic content. Not all architecture is intended to be ar(t)chitecture but should try, as far as possible to move in this [...]

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Interactive architecture : for a multiform and variable environment…

  This text is published in the book « The case for subtle ar(t)chitecture » by the Editions HYX.   Towards architecture that interacts with the onlooker Each individual creates a space with each of his or her movements and changes of position. By adding this space to the body it is possible to describe human beings [...]

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Arkhenspaces : composing Nspaces

    spaces 3-dimensional Nspaces n-dimensional The nature of mankind must be taken in consideration in architecture because we construct for men. Men have to live in architecture and even live architecture itself. Every man is an actor and a spectator in the world. Forever architecture characterizes the creation of an area in space. Unlike [...]

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Reflexion on space perception mechanisms

  No translation – Text in french –   2004 – Eric Cassar – Réflexions sur les mécanismes de la perception de l’espace

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The importance of architecture symbols in French contemporary democracy

  No translation – Text in french –   2003 – Eric Cassar – L’importance des symboles architecturaux

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