Hayatsu Architects and abbé Laugier's frontispiece for Essai sur l'architecture, 1753

Takeshi Hayatsu on Laugier, model 1
Takeshi Hayatsu on Laugier, model 2
Takeshi Hayatsu on Laugier, model 3
Takeshi Hayatsu on Laugier, model 4
Takeshi Hayatsu on Laugier, drawing
Charles-Dominique-Joseph Eisen, Frontispiece for Laugier's Essai..., c. 1754, DM 1240 IN SET – Drawing Matter

Charles-Dominique-Joseph Eisen (1720–1778), Frontispiece of Marc-Antoine Laugier's Essai sur l'architecture, c. 1754. Pen and ink and grey wash on paper 147 × 210 mm.


On another pairing with Laugier's hut, Without Irony. Click here to see a full list of participants, and here to return to the curatorial statement, along with a slide show.


An email on 7 February from Takeshi Hayatsu to Niall Hobhouse and Tina di Carlo: This is the foundry in East Putney where we cast the model. The bronze pour is certainly the highlight of the whole making process.

Hayatsu Architects, bronze pour