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Theory In Practice: Miami University Art Museum

When designing buildings, Walter Netsch used a technique that he called “field theory,” a highly versatile approach to the geometric generation of architectonic structures intended to be uniquely suited to their purposes and environments. In the images above, a series of field theory lattice studies shape into their ultimate form: the Miami University Art Museum in Oxford, Ohio. Today, we published a longform interview with the legendary designer from 2001. He would have turned 95 this week. Read it here