The Ship of Theseus: Identity and the Barcelona Pavilion(s)

@article{Hosey2018TheSO,
  title={The Ship of Theseus: Identity and the Barcelona Pavilion(s)},
  author={Lance Hosey},
  journal={Journal of Architectural Education},
  year={2018},
  volume={72},
  pages={230 - 247}
}
  • Lance Hosey
  • Published 3 July 2018
  • History
  • Journal of Architectural Education
Built in 1929 and demolished in 1930, the Barcelona Pavilion was rebuilt on the original site in 1986. Is it the “same” building? Many architects and critics question the reconstruction's authenticity, dismissing it as a “fake.” Why the pavilion has inspired such doubt is an important topic because it relates to the very definitions of architecture. What determines a building's identity—form, function, context, material, or something else? As a historically important work that has existed in… 
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