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Shaping Space - Architectural Models Revealed: How are models made?

Shaping Space – Architectural Models Revealed celebrated the role of architectural models in shaping the spaces we live in. A collaboration between the V&A and the Building Centre, Shaping Space – Architectural Models Revealed presented the world in miniature through a collection of historical and contemporary models revealing the evolution of architecture from the first maquette made as a tool for thinking, to a presentation model.

This short film by Chris Jackson is part of a series examining the three questions that informed the curation of the show: Why are models made? How are models made? Who are models made for?

Dalia Matsuura Frontini, photograph by Chris Jackson

Co-curator Vanessa Norwood of the Building Centre discusses how models are made, featuring works by: Zaha Hadid Architects, René Herbst, modelled by Nicolaas Warb, Álvaro Siza, OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen, Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret), Mary Duggan, Roz Barr Architects, Dow Jones Architects, Adjaye Associates, AAU Anastas, Editional Studio, Assemble and Hayatsu Architects, Peter Barber Architects, Automated Architecture (AUAR), WilkinsonEyre, Sam Jacob Studio, Dalia Matsuura Frontini


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