The Collected Fictions Project explores the blurry boundaries of our memory in understanding architecture masterpieces. The role of photography in massively disseminating those works is clear, as it is also in trying to synthesize them with only a few and universally accepted shots. But photography is not only a tool to aseptically catalog and document the buildings, as it is also the perfect media to strengthen its virtues by a direct and sharp focus on its real values and why not, also fictional possibilities. Reality and fiction then merge and redefine what is the real essence of those buildings which have built the history of modern architecture.
This publication is an academic production that compiles some of the research work for the elective Arch 3308/6308 "Collected Fictions", instructed by Ruben Alcolea at the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Cornell University, during the Fall Semester 2017. This book also accompanied the exhibition held at Bibliowicz Gallery, AAP, 6-11 December 2017.
AAP College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Cornell University