Ömer Pekin Architectural Works
Los Angeles, California
Nonce Object is an experiment towards the creation of a multitude of readings of an architectural work. A nonce word is a word coined for a singular occasion to solve a communication problem where a nonexistent word is needed. A nonce object is this thesis’ coined term for a new type of formal organization that is indeterminate to the category it fits.
It is an object that consists of more than one objects that works its way toward a new whole without losing the unique attributes of the originating objects it is composed of. This process establishes multiple ways to access or understand a project’s formal ambitions. By oscillating between one whole and an arrangement of multiple wholes, it creates a project that, through the perception of its observer, has a fundamentally unstable status.