“Matter and Light” Josep Ferrando at IUAV Venice

“Matter and Light”, showcases the career of Josep Ferrando through drawings, models, and photographs. The exhibition aims to point out and highlight the instruments that the architect uses when drawing up and carrying out his projects.

 

“In progress Matter & Light” © Josep Ferrando Architecture

 

The work of the Barcelona architect is characterized by the dialogue between materiality and illumination that creates spatial connections in his works, which include the university campus of Tortosa (Tarragona), the Bescanó House, and a police station in Salt, the latter two located in Gerona. 


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“Matter and Light”
8 April – 26 April, 2019
Università Iuav di Venezia, spazio Gino Valle
Santa Croce 191, Venice
Italy

 


“The fundamental thing in the architectural work not only is the work constructed but also the process”. To show and to put in value the instruments of the architect across the process of production of the projects, it is the common aim of both offers.

 

“In progress Matter & Light” © Josep Ferrando Architecture

“In progress Matter & Light” © Josep Ferrando Architecture

 

In “Matter and Light”, the drawing like atmospheric representation of the plane is the resource used to show how it reacts the building to the light whereas, the materiality of I build material is represented across the expressiveness of sculptural pieces realized in one only: concrete, glass, ceramics, wood, metal and stone. In I make concrete, 6 materials and a whole of 12 models to represent 12 Josep Ferrando’s projects, who has wanted to accompany for his production of industrial leaders in the sector as: Cricursa, Breinco, Cosentino, Pidemunt, Room and Cumella. You sign to that there has added the company of lighting Lamp and with that the architect has established a collaboration based on criteria of quality, rigor and innovation with the firm conviction of favoring the international positioning of his professionalism and solvency.

“In progress Matter & Light” © Josep Ferrando Architecture

“In progress Matter & Light” © Josep Ferrando Architecture

“In progress Matter & Light” © Josep Ferrando Architecture

“In progress Matter & Light” © Josep Ferrando Architecture

 


 

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