31/08/2015

Architecture in Valparaiso

architecture-school-valparaiso-03.jpgThe works brought together in A View from Outside represent an effort to better understand the pedagogical approach of the School of Architecture and Design in Valparaiso, Chile. For over 50 years, this approach has been famously manifest in architectural works published in reviews of architecture and publications throughout the world. Indeed, the modest size of the school and its relative isolation along the Chilean coast would seem to belie the influence its production has had on the architectural imagination of several generations of students and practitioners. For architects familiar with the school, the word itself--“Valparaiso”--evokes a certain relationship to place, to making and to collaboration.

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