Giorgio Grassi - Renovation of the Sagunto Roman theater, Valencia 1985-1992. A phenomenal project; the complexity of the patchwork and restructuring of the fragile ruins becomes apparent in the detail image of the column supports. Images via.
‘The situation has reached the point now where even not being recognisable is an element of distinction: if everybody makes odd things, then even a normal house with two windows and a door is a signature.
As for myself, I don’t even know whether my architecture is good quality, but certainly in places like Potsdamer Platz, where anything goes, my line of normal houses offers a degree of stasis, of visual relief.’
Isometrics of two windows in the 'line of normal houses’ at Postdamer Platz, (Berlin, 1993) illustrating the slight variations in expression.