Echoing his work in architecture, in his practice as an artist, he questions the limitations of the two disciplines.

Şevki Pekin Architecture
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Painterly Object

Writing, 2017

Critique of architectural concepts is a method of composition. The attempt to rigorously unravel the abstract relationships set in architecture eventually forms an architectural composition. The aesthetic effects that this method of composition delivers will be discussed in this essay. The critique of architectural concepts will bring to the fore the applicability of painterly composition to architecture and the aesthetics born from the union of architectural and painterly composition. Volumetric objects with painterly effects will be examined to formulate this new kind of aesthetics. Composition, as understood both in the domain of painting and architecture, will produce a new kind of architectural object with painterly qualities.

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