Highly Value Engineered

            Objects
            2019
            Berlin / Los Angeles


In construing ‘cheapness’ to include mass-produced construction readymades, the project speculates on the viability of architecture within an arena of frugality and minimal means. These estranged readymades undergo dissident procedures that override technical use-value in place of seeking an elusive beauty and other immaterial peculiarities they may possess.


HVE has been generously supported by Chalfant-Obo Bettermann Group and Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc.