The sea of fog: flatness and depth in the architecture of Adam and Soane

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Original languageEnglish
Article number1
Pages (from-to)6-13
Number of pages8
JournalArchiprint : Journal for Architecture, Eindhoven University of Technology
VolumeApril 2018
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 25 Apr 2018

Bibliographical note

Wouter Hilhorst (1972) ) is an architect and teaches at Eindhoven University of Technology. After completing his studies at Delft University of Technology, he worked at a number of Dutch architectural firms for several years, before founding his own practise Atelier Wouter Hilhorst. Besides his architectural work, which he does independently as well as in collaborations, he designs and makes furniture and musical instruments. Furthermore, Hilhorst is currently working on a dissertation on the configuration of floorplans.


  • Sir John Soane
  • Robert Adam
  • James Adam
  • heterotopic space
  • homologuous space
  • Lord Derby's House
  • Sir John Soane's Museum
  • Piranesi
  • Osterley Park
  • Etruscan room

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