Writer Adrian Madlener interviewed Dimitra Tsachrelia about the Architectural Archive and Research Library and ‘T’ Space Campus at large for Untapped Journal.
“The carefully curated collection, presented in display cases and on open shelving, offers a complete picture of Holl and his firm’s ethos, yet is by no means static. The display is in constant flux, with Tsachrelia periodically adding and removing elements on display, and targets visiting researchers and practitioners in residence.”
“Though this archive is less directly oriented towards marketing efforts, it does help solidify the firm’s value and how it differentiates itself from other major practices. In that regard, new clients considering working with Holl and his team indirectly get a sense of what they can expect from the process of developing a new project with them. ‘In one respect, I think contemporary practice is losing the intensity of building physical model studies,’ Tsachrelia says. ‘The bigger an architectural practice, the less emphasis is given on those little time-consuming beautiful things. For us, it’s essential.'”
Read the full article at Untapped. Photo © Paul Warchol.