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        Abstract

        The importance of alternative attitudes for contemporary architecture is discussed in the text by Adam Caruso and Peter St. John, which was written to accompany the ‘Pasticcio’ exhibition that started at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale and is on show at the Flemish Architecture Institute (VAi) at the time of publication of this issue of OASE. Caruso and St John speak of contemporary architectural approaches that aim to establish continuities with an architecture before modernism; that reconsider notions of proportion, ornament and typology, and have an interest in working with the existing – including modernism. They describe contemporary architectural attitudes that are based on working with references: ‘Images and ideas that are chosen from another context, then interpreted and changed to fit a new context.’

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        Citation
        Caruso and Peter St. John, A. (2014). Pasticcio. Codes and Continuities, OASE, (92), 146–147. Retrieved from https://oasejournal.nl/en/Issues/92/Pasticcio

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