A reflection on asceticism in architecture.
Pier Vittorio Aureli is an architect
. He teaches at the AA School of Architecture in London and is Visiting Professor at Yale University. He is the author of many essays and books, including The Project of Autonomy: Politics and Architecture within and against Capitalism
(Princeton Architectural Press, 20082008) and The Possibility of an Absolute Architecture
(MIT Press, 2011). Hi is the cofonder, with Martino Tattara, of the architecture agency Dogma.