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The plastic acoustics of forms in the light of Firminy
Journal Title: TERRITORIO 
Author/s: Alberto Aschieri 
Year:  2011 Issue: 59 Language: Italian 
Pages:  8 Pg. 139-146 FullText PDF:  526 KB
DOI:  10.3280/TR2011-059018
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Le Corbusier’s works at Firminy can show ‘a Le Corbusier who is closer’ in his ‘reponse au site’. The active ingredient, the projection of life into built organisms, the physiology of sensations and the biology of the built manifest as a procedure that is attentive to ‘integration’ and to the construction of correlative architectural matrices which ‘listen to’ the orientations of the geographical place and adhere to the actual modelling of the ground. According to Le Corbusier some buildings communicate and ≪promote with regard to extremely respectable personalities of the ‘landscape’ and ‘of the four horizons’, ‘the introduction into the domain of forms’ of a ‘visual acoustic’ phenomenon: ‘the forms make a noise or they make a silence’, ‘some speak, others listen...≫.
Keywords: Environment; listening; morphogenesis

Alberto Aschieri, The plastic acoustics of forms in the light of Firminy in "TERRITORIO" 59/2011, pp. 139-146, DOI:10.3280/TR2011-059018

   

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