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It is derived from the Italian word manifesto, itself derived from the Latin manifestum, meaning clear or conspicuous.

A manifesto is a published declaration of the intentions, motives, or views of the issuer, be it an individual, group, political party or government.


Old English, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch af and German ab, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin ab and Greek apo.



(Co+plexi) It is derived from Greek πλεκτός plektos, "woven"

Complexity characterises the behaviour of a system or model whose components interact in multiple ways and follow local rules, meaning there is no reasonable higher instruction to define the various possible interactions.


MoC is an award winning architectural collaborative, started in 2016 between Paris, Turin and Athens. Operating a critique oriented composition in all architectural and urban design scales. The project emerges from a Manifesto which contains all the critical Complexities of a researched architectural dialectic.

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