“Instead of balanced, elegant and skillful, I want to produce disproportionate, absurd and raw as a unique sensibility to both the content and the form. yet still in a very sentimental context.” Zifan Liu’s graduate thesis takes a step back from the controls of form and rational relationship. He tries to design outside the limitations of actual architecture, and explores the absurdity of fantasy, a collage of random thoughts and space. Reminiscent of collage design through the juxtaposing disparate elements of a place through the actions of excavation, addition, and reconfiguration . Check it out after the jump!
“The majority of contemporary architecture is interested in concretizing a certain idea of form. While almost every attempt of making architecture seems Largely rely on either a typology of shapes or a rhetoric of complex geometry. It has become a mechanism of control in contemporary architecture design. No matter how sophisticated the techniques are, the form still exists as an underlying framework, static and rational.