Josep Fuses discusses the influence of Italo Calvino and Michelangelo Antonioni on his ideas. He discusses the issue of authenticity, showing images of factories, Belgian suburbs, and houses in South America. He discusses identity and difference, advocating an architecture rooted in truth. Fuses reflects on his work in terms of critical regionalism and postmodernism
Video Archive | Authenticity (2)
Zumthor discusses the illusory and the real, contrasting artificial messages with self evident presence. He references the work of Edward Hopper, explaining that one only needs to look long enough to see the authenticity in his paintings. Zumthor argues that our sense of objects is cultural.