not an easy book
From the outside, the space within a space can become the thing behind a thing. The enormous clerestory of Wollaton Hall reads as a big-scale thing behind a smaller-scale thing.
In S. Maria della Pace the superimposition of enclosing elements, which are successively convex, perpendicular, and then concave, become contrasting things behind things to work transitions between the outside and the inside.
Essentially, Le Corbusier's plan of the Villa Savoye exemplifies crowded intricacies within a rigid frame.
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