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Ricardo Bofill: Les Arcades du Lac

Everybody has an opinion about Ricardo Bofill. It’s so easy to be either deterred by his gigantic, (neo-)neoclassicism or feel impressed by the boldness of his designs. Bofill resembles all whats appealing and problematic about Postmodernism. Acanthus author Giaime Meloni did some visual research on one of Bofills greatest works: The residential building complex Les Arcades du Lac from 1982 in the Parisian suburb Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, west of Versailles.

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