IAAC Open Lecture Series 2010/2011: Farshid Moussavi

On Friday, the 13th of May, IAAC welcomed Farshid Moussavi who gave a lecture titled “Form and Ornament”.

Farshid Moussavi is an architect, educator and co-founder of Foreign Office Architects (FOA). She is Professor in Practice of Architecture at Harvard University. She has published two books based on her work at Harvard, The Function of Forms and The Function of Ornament.

Farshid oriented her lecture around the relationship of Function of style with form and function as it is identified in her books. Throughout her lecture she stated that suggestive repetitions can over time suggest significant changes, as repetition is a fundamental condition in Architecture.

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