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Experimental architecture


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Architecture that questions concepts and limitations and is committed to experimentation with form, materials, technology, constructional methodology, and even social structure. It was the title of a book by Peter Cook (1971), who identified certain architects, including Friedman, Goff, Otto, Price, the Smithsons, Soleri, and Tange, and groups, such as Archigram, Haus-Rucker Co., and the Metabolists, as involved in Experimental architecture.

C. Cook (1970)

Subjects: Architecture.


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