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Episode #16

9 June 2017

Konstantinos Pantazis and Marianna Rentzou of Point Supreme in Conversation with Stella Ioannidou

Third-year M.Arch student Stella Ioannidou speaks with Point Supreme co-founders Konstantinos Pantazis and Marianna Rentzou on the occasion of their lecture at Columbia GSAPP on March 20, 2017. Point Supreme was founded in Athens in 2008, one year before the Greek economic crisis. Pantazis and Rentzou discuss their use of collage as a visualization tool, the relationship between small and urban scale projects, what it meant to launch a practice during an economic crisis, and the importance of addressing local issues in their work.

“The collage allows us to create a new hierarchy between things. We can get away with changing distances or parameters that somehow are not important or should not be accounted for in mathematical terms. … The collage allows you to give different emphasis to the different things according to what their actual experiential importance is.”
—Konstantinos Pantazis, Point Supreme

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