House Equanimity. Joseph N. Biondo
Not all masterpieces scream for attention. Some wait with patience, with composure, for their genius to be felt. Joseph Biondo’s Equanimity House is just such a work of art; the exceptional, hiding in plain sight. Born of a tectonic language, the structure is built to coalesce with its surroundings, becoming one with the rolling topography of its site. A mature, elegant, considered work of great beauty, Biondo has achieved the apogee of his exploration of ordinary materials in extraordinary ways. As he says, ‘To heighten one’s awareness of a humble material can be poetic’. A sensorial tone poem, this is a house that is felt, rather than viewed, driving the senses that intuit gravity, temperature, interaction, texture, and aesthetics.
Publisher: ORO. 2018. Hardcover. 21,5×28 cm. Pages: 200. Language: English. Color illustrated. RRP:€ 42,00. ISBN: 978-1-946226-06-8
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