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What is Deconstructivism?

3 days ago   |   By Arch Daily

Tschumi's Parc de la Villette. Image Courtesy of The Architectural Review
If we define “ deconstructivism ” (although it is not a verified word in the dictionary), it literally translates to the breaking down, or demolishing of a constructed structure, whether it being for structural reasons or just an act of rebellion. It is perhaps for this this reason that many misunderstand the Deconstructivist movement. Deconstructivism is, in fact, not a new architecture style, nor is it an avant-gard e movement against architecture or society. It does not follow “rules” or acquire specific...
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