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Guided tour

Curators’ guided tour

To accompany "Form follows Rule"

Wed 06.12.2017, 17:30-18:30
Warning sign with yellow triangle

Liability issues trump know-how: "Warning! Wood may become slippery in winter". WU-Campus Wien
Image: Karoline Mayer

The exhibition ‘Form Follows Law’ brings the regulations to the fore, regulations which are themselves rarely featured in an architecture museum, directing attention critically but also unavoidably humorously to the legal subtext of architecture and urban development. Case studies, explanations of terminology, historical and international comparisons show how strongly legislative compendia and reams of standardised norms have a significant impact on the design process.

Guided tour by the curators

Martina Frühwirth, Karoline Mayer, Katharina Ritter Az W