cardboard architecture

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cardboard architecture.
1. Design process using models to show formal and spatial relationships without taking into account the materials or functions of the final buildings.

2. Models with flat surfaces pierced by plain black holes resembling a series of cardboard boxes. The term in this sense has been used to describe the 1960s work of Kahn and others.

Bibliography

Frampton et al. (1975);
Sharp (1978)