‘Everyday Camouflage in the City’


Church of Our Lord in the Attic, Amsterdam. Photography Sheila Nadimi.

‘Everyday Camouflage in the City’ is a research study conducted with photographer Sheila Nadimi of buildings that purposely use a deceiving outward appearance, i.e. a “strategy of deception”, to conceal uses deemed problematic. It was presented at the 2nd Savannah Symposium “Authenticity and Architecture” and published in On Site Review #9 and Lotus International #126. Read online here.

About Rafael Gomez-Moriana

Architect, educator and writer. Partner at ArqEstructura. Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Calgary. Blogger at criticalista.com.

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