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Croatian critic and architect Krunoslav Ivanisin admires the structure for the ‘inherent logic of its parts’, but also for its prioritisation of communal life. Krunoslav Ivanisin MAP’s proposal for the new Camp Nou football stadium (home to Barcelona Football Club) works well as a sound critique of the current ‘creationist’ approach to understanding architecture-related problems. Shunning the now popular practice of creating iconic buildings, it was instead developed following a logical chain of causes and effects.

Ibid. 10. Peter Eisenman, Lecture at Rice University School of Architecture, Houston, Texas, late 1994 or 1995. 11. Stan Allen, Assemblage, No 41, April 2000, p 8. 12. Robin Evans, ‘Translations from drawing to building’, Translations from Drawing to Building and other Essays, AA Publications (London) 1997, pp 153–94. 13. Martin, op cit, p 154. 14. Bruno Latour, We have Never Been Modern, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA). 1993, p 154. 15. Paraphrased from Latour’s comments during a review of a studio taught by myself and Michael Robinson at the Rice School of Architecture, spring 2007.

Text © 2009 John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Images © Christopher Hight CRITIC'S FOCUS CRITIC'S FOCUS CRITIC'S FOCUS CRITIC'S FOCUS Josep Lluís Mateo/MAP Architects Camp Nou Stadium, Barcelona, 2007 By focusing on a ‘scientific approach’ that emphasises the importance of cause and effect, Josep Lluís Mateo/MAP has developed a design for the Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona that is less about spectacle and more about the people it accommodates. Croatian critic and architect Krunoslav Ivanisin admires the structure for the ‘inherent logic of its parts’, but also for its prioritisation of communal life.

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