Icon and Architecture: the Importance of the Icon in the Work of Neutelings-Riedijk

Silvio Carta

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This thesis studies the birth of iconic architecture between the late 1990s and
the beginning of 2000, and is focused on the work of the Dutch firm Neutelings -
Riedijk. The production of iconic architecture is analysed through a series of design
techniques:icon through drawing, icon and silhouette, icon and image, icon and
analogy, icon and decoration and icon and sculpture.
As opposed to the employment of theoretical speculation
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRicerche di Architettura e di Urbanistica
Subtitle of host publicationUna rassegna di tesi di dottorato
EditorsMiriam Mastinu, Valeria Saiu
Place of PublicationItaly
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)978 88 99586 01 0
ISBN (Print)978 88 99586 04 1
Publication statusPublished - 21 Dec 2016


  • Iconic architecture
  • theory of architecture
  • semiotics


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