notes on landscape urbanism.
author: Elisa Cristiana Cattaneo
year: first edition 2015
“this is the reason for the term weak architecture. it allows a diagonal and oblique cut. not exactly chronological and not generational. its purpose, in situations apparently different, is to reveal the constant that, in my opinion, lights in a particular way contemporary conditions.”
De Solà-Morales, weak architecture, 1996.
rooted in the philosophy of “
the weakcity research is set up as an open research platform and has been presented in several exhibitions, biennial architecture, publications, conferences at national and international level. didactically, it has been tested in about one hundred and thirty researches carried out at the Politecnico of Milan, involving more than three hundred students since 2013, and has examined and compared about a thousand places and themes in the world.
in particular, the themes of the
the research is also the leitmotif of the series of publications