"Hanging carpets remain the true walls, the visible boundaries of space. The often solid walls behind them were necessaru for reasons that had nothing to do with the creation of the space, they were needed for security, for supporting a load, for their permanence and so on."
Sunday, 22 February 2009
Celebration of textiles walls - Semper
Early celebration of textiles within architecture, a reference not to be missed:
Gotffried Semper, The Four Elements of Architecture, 1851, p104