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Architect Claude Parent gives a new slant to Tate Liverpool

Ramps like you've never seen: Architect Claude Parent gives a new slant to Tate Liverpool | Art | Wallpaper* Magazine

Claude Parent, Mémorial à Yves Klein, 1964. Collection FRAC Centre, Orléans. Photo by Francois Lauginie

Claude Parent on the front cover of AC (ArchiCreation) Chinese magazine's special issue about French architecture, 2014. The magazine includes 70 pages on Claude Parent's work. Other guests are Jean Nouvel, Odile Decq, Frédéric Borel and Didier Faustino. Beautiful magazine! The magazine is trilingual French, English and Chinese.

The Oblique Function by Claude Parent and Paul Virilio. The Oblique Function was first developed in the 60's by Architecture Principe (Claude Parent & Paul Virilio) and since then is still the main element of Parent's architecture (see previous article). The idea was to tilt the ground in order to revolutionize the old paradigm of the vertical wall. In fact, being inclined, the wall becomes experiencable and so are the cities imagined by the two French architects.

Brilliant design: stairs that incorporate a wheelchair access ramp