• Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2019

  • The Poetics of Reason

  • Culturgest Lisbon

What is Ornament?

When a painting loses its colour it no longer exists as a work of art but this is not true of architecture, for the art of building is first and foremost concerned with form, with dividing and articulating space. S. E. Rasmussen, Experiencing architecture. Each partition wall has an opening connecting the rooms. All the walls have the same thickness, all the openings the same dimensions. Thanks to the colour and the quality of natural light, the identity of the architectural elements enhances the atmosphere of the rooms. Is colour an ornament ?

  • Nursery school in a former garage
  • Acrylic painting on canvas, 100 x 80 cm