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        • An Economy of Drawing

        Abstract
        This essay speculates on the relationship between the mouse-drawings produced by Tony Fretton in the 1990s and early 2000s, the ideas they contain, and the buildings that resulted. It is concerned with the reciprocity between an economy of drawing and subsequent economy of architecture – and the capacity of that economy to be generous. The dialectic between limitation and progress in technique, and a specific attitude towards how much, and what, to draw, are explored in the context of the sociopolitical sensibilities behind Fretton’s work, and their contribution to an open-endedness that aspires to make architecture available for the lives of others.
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        Citation
        Hall, R. (2020). An Economy of Drawing. Practices of Drawing, OASE, (105), 76–86. Retrieved from https://oasejournal.nl/en/Issues/105/AnEconomyofDrawing

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