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The power of less

Suau, Cristian (2013) The power of less. In: Theory By Design. UPA, Antwerp, pp. 353-362. ISBN 9789057182242

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Abstract

This chapter discusses the power of less. It is part of a collection which demonstrates the predilection for experiment within the design studio, the ceaseless impulse for change, the reorientation of studio assignments, and the power inherent in the enquiring minds of the hugely dedicated studio teachers.