By Tomà Berlanda
Architectural Topographies is a serious dictionary for architects and panorama architects during which the image lexicon could be learn from a starting, the floor, to a end, the categorical case stories. intended as a device that can assist you realize, examine, decide upon, and invent ideas, the book's key phrases discuss with the actual and fabric dating among building and flooring; to the place and the way the hyperlink is equipped; to the factors, equipment, and instruments used to understand and rework the floor; and to the potential techniques to where and their implications at the method the earth is touched.
Fifty case stories through forty-six of the best architects of the former hundred years are represented all through in sectional drawings which position the structures alongside an analogous floor aircraft to demonstrate how the main phrases can be mixed and to teach each one architect's place on their outfitted paintings in terms of all of the others.
Includes initiatives by way of Alvar Aalto; Tadao Ando; Gunnar Asplund; Atelier Bow-Wow; João Batista Vilanova Artigas; Patrick Berger; Mario Botta; Marcel Breuer; Erik Bryggman; Gonçalo Byrne; David Chipperfield; Le Corbusier; Sverre Fehn; Aurelio Galfetti, vegetation Ruchat, and Ivo Trumpy; Dick Van Gameren; Herzog and De Meuron; Steven Holl; Arne Jacobsen; Kengo Kuma; Anne Lacaton and Jean Philippe Vassal; Adalberto Libera; Frank Lloyd Wright; Paulo Mendes da Rocha; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; Enric Miralles and Carme Pinos; Glenn Murcutt; Juan Navarro Baldeweg; Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey; Jan Olav Jensen and Børre Skodvin; John Pawson; Giuseppe Perugini, Mario Fiorentino, and Nello Aprile; Renzo Piano; Georges-Henry Pingusson; Rudolph Schindler; Roland Simounet; Alvaro Siza; Luigi Snozzi; Alejandro de los angeles Sota; Eduardo Souto de Moura; Alison Smithson and Peter Smithson; Fernando Tavora; Jørn Utzon; Livio Vacchini; Francesco Venezia, Roberto Collovà, and Marcella Aprile; Amancho Williams; and Peter Zumthor.
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