This exhibition offers a world tour of traditional architectures, known as ‘vernacular’, presented in models, films and photographs. It results of an encounter between two extraordinary entities who, it transpires, are perfectly complementary, to the point of becoming accomplices. On the one hand, there is an architecture collection, the property of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, collected over thirty years of learning undertaken by generations of architecture students, which Pierre Frey has taken on the responsibility of developing; on the other, the photographer Deidi von Schaewen, whose lens focused on these spontaneous architectures.
This article is reserved for subscribed members only. If you are already a member, you can log in here below.
Subscribe for full access to The Eye of Photography archives!
That’s thousands of images and articles, documenting the history of the medium of photography and its evolution during the last decade, through a unique daily journal. Explore how photography, as an art and as a social phenomenon, continue to define our experience of the world. Two offers are available.
Subscribe either monthly for $5 or annually for $50 (2 months offered).