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Architecture Like You've Never Seen It Via Reimagined British Postmodernism

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The "merry pranksters" of British design, FAT Architecture, called it quits after 20 glorious years of eye-popping Postmodernism. Now, co-founder Sam Jacob asks graduate students at Yale University to critique FAT's work via drawings inspired by other famous architects.

See all the Yale University student drawings, part of a course taught by FAT co-founders Sean Griffiths, Charles Holland, and Sam Jacob, at Abitare.

Sint Lucas is a RIBA European Award-winning school project that FAT overhauled in 2006.
Yale University student Michael Miller reimagined Sint Lucas under the guise of an OMA-style drawing (with Alex Wall).
FAT (an abbreviation for the tongue-in-cheek values of "Fashion Architecture Taste") made its name with "pop-collage"...
FAT’s Hoogvliet Heerlijkheid in the style of Michael Webb, drawn by Yale student Kara Biczykowski.
FAT Architecture designed a villa and a graphic, bright pink bridge for Rotterdam's Heerlijkheid Hoogvleit.
FAT’s Hoogvliet Heerlijkheid via David Hockney, drawn by Yale student Kara Biczykowski.
The £300,000 structure is an exercise in the growing trend of live/work residences.
FAT’s Blue House via Zaha Hadid drawn by Yale student PJ Nakamura.
While FAT's work is over-the-top, even bombastic, it retains connection to its surroundings, often through materials.
FAT’s CIAC in the style of Theo van Doesburg by Yale student Tamrat Gebremichael.
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