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2G N 37 Valerio Olgiati

2G N 37 Valerio Olgiati Author Jacques Lucan
ISBN-10 8425220882
Release 2006
Pages 132
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For years now, Swiss architecture has been grabbing international attention not only for the high general level of its buildings but for a few great names. Aside from the megastudio of Herzog and de Meuron, which builds on all five continents, Switzerland has an extensive network of small studios with a modest work that, as in the case of Peter Zumthor and Peter Märkli, have crossed the frontier and become known the world over for the care, beauty and precision of their buildings. Valerio Olgiati's work would belong to this genealogy of the patient, well-made body of work. Valerio Olgiati became known through the school in Paspels and, a little later, through the radical reconstruction of Das Gelbe Haus -two small buildings in villages in the Swiss canton of Grisons that appeared in all the main international magazines (a+u, Baumeister, AA Files, etc.). The radical nature of his approach and the perfect execution of clear and concise ideas have enabled his work to exude a special intensity and to stand out within the new crop of Swiss architecture.

mati res 9 espace architectural

mati  res 9  espace architectural Author
ISBN-10 9782880747114
Release 2008
Pages 126
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Valerio OLGIATI Monograph 2009 2017

Valerio OLGIATI Monograph 2009   2017 Author Jacques Lucan
ISBN-10 3906313115
Release 2017
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Cantina "Il Carnasciale", Valdarno, Italy Residential Building, Zug, Switzerland Auditorium Schlossgut Beilstein, Hohenbeilstein, Germany Plantahof Auditorium, Landquart, Switzerland Entrance to the Parliament Building, Chur, Switzerland Villa Além, Alentejo, Portugal San Felipe Tower, Lima, Peru Laax House, Laax, Switzerland La Mas, Pacific Ocean, Peru Schauenberg School, Zurich, Switzerland House for a priest, Abensberg, Germany Museum of Art, Chur, Switzerland University Campus SUPSI, Mendrisio, Switzerland Office Building for Baloise Headquarter, Basel, Switzerland Museum Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland Cassons Cableway, Flims, Switzerland CÉLINE Flagship Store, Miami, USA Pearling Site, Muharraq, Kingdom of Bahrain Pero Cuco, Alentejo, Portugal.

The Images of Architects

The Images of Architects Author Valerio Olgiati
ISBN-10 3037610697
Release 2013
Pages 424
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The Visible Origin of Architecture: "I asked architects to send me important images that show the basis of their work. Images that are in their head when they think. Images that show the origin of their architecture. In this book we find 44 individual 'musees imaginaires'. The most unique architects living today each present up to 10 images to explain the autobiographical roots of their oeuvre. The images are explanations, metaphors, foundations, memories and intentions. They are poetic and philosophical avowals. They reveal a personal perspective on thoughts. They show the roots of architecture and expectations concerning projects. Conscious and unconscious. This book has the format of a reader. As little as possible is said. The images are small, legible and interpretable as icons. As individual collections, they present a personal view of an individual world, while as a whole they provide a universal view of the perceptible origin of contemporary architecture." Valerio Olgiati The images submitted to Olgiati are personal, confidential and poetic revelations of the deeper foundations on which the architects' projects are based. The collection acts as a kind of depth gauge of contemporary world architecture. The list comprises the 44 most unique architects living today: David Adjaye, Francisco Aires Mateus, Manuel Aires Mateus, Alejandro Aravena, Ben van Berkel, Mario Botta, Alberto Campo Baeza, Adam Caruso, Peter St John, David Chipperfield, Preston Scott Cohen, Hermann Czech, Roger Diener, Peter Eisenman, Sou Fujimoto, Anton Garcia-Abril, Go Hasegawa, Jacques Herzog, Pierre de Meuron, Steven Holl, Anne Holtrop, Junya Ishigami, Arata Isozaki, Toyo Ito, Bijoy Jain (Studio Mumbai), Momoyo Kaijima, Yoshiharu Tsukamoto (Atelier Bow-Wow), Christian Kerez, Hans Kollhoff, Winy Maas (MVRDV), Peter Markli, Jurgen Mayer H., Richard Meier, Glenn Murcutt, Ryue Nishizawa, Valerio Olgiati, John Pawson, Cecilia Puga, Smiljan Radic, Richard Rogers, Kazuyo Sejima, Jonathan Sergison, Stephen Bates, Miroslav ik, Alvaro Siza Vieira, Eduardo Souto de Moura, Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown, Peter Wilson (Bolles + Wilson), Peter Zumthor."

Dos G

Dos G Author
ISBN-10 UVA:X030047549
Release 2006
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Burkhalter Sumi

Burkhalter   Sumi Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105110309817
Release 1999-01-01
Pages 207
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Das 1984 gegrA1/4ndete ArchitekturbA1/4ro Burkhalter + Sumi hat von Anfang an weit A1/4ber die Schweiz hinaus Beachtung gefunden. Der Um- und Neubau des Hotel ZA1/4richberg (1995) brachte internationale Anerkennung. Bemerkenswert ist Burkhalter und Sumis innovativer Umgang mit Holz, die subtile an Le Corbusier geschulte Farbgebung und die FA1/4gung von BaukArpern zu A1/4berzeugenden Raumsequenzen. GebAude, die in ihrer kompromiAlosen ModernitAt Ruhe, Klarheit und Harmonie ausstrahlen und zugleich eine geheimnisvolle KomplexitAt aufweisen. Diese Publikation dokumentiert erstmals umfassend ihr Werk anhand von 25 Bauten und Projekten, Schwerpunkte bilden die folgenden Themen: Schulen, Hotels, Wohnbauten, Umstrukturierungen und Holzbauten. Alle Aufnahmen stammen vom renommierten Architekturfotografen Heinrich Helfenstein.

Never Modern

Never Modern Author Irénée Scalbert
ISBN-10 3906027244
Release 2013
Pages 174
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In this exceptional book on the London based studio 6a architects, architecture critic Irne Scalbert looks at the role of narrative, history, appropriation and craft in the work of Tom Emerson and Stephanie Macdonald. The book traces an architectural a

Structure as Space

Structure as Space Author Jürg Conzett
ISBN-10 1902902017
Release 2006-01
Pages 304
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The Swiss engineer Jurg Conzett designs bridges in wood, steel and concrete. He also collaborates with Switzerland's leading architects including Peter Zumthor and Meili & Peter. This book concentrates on the engineering of such structures as an art.

AMC le moniteur architecture

AMC le moniteur architecture Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105111757055
Release 2007
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A Lecture

A Lecture Author Valerio Olgiati
ISBN-10 3034607830
Release 2011
Pages 108
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A lecture about four projects -- three completed buildings and one competition project. Also includes pictures from other projects.

Valerio Olgiati Conversation with Students

Valerio Olgiati   Conversation with Students Author Markus Breitschmid
ISBN-10 9781257139453
Release 2013-03-12
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A text is an edited version of a conversation by Valerio Olgiati with students of architecture.

Liquid Stone

Liquid Stone Author Jean-Louis Cohen
ISBN-10 9781568985701
Release 2006-08-10
Pages 248
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Since the large-scale use of concrete prefabricated parts in the 1960s and 1970s, this material has developed new applications and also become aesthetically refined. Scattered throughout this book are 30 attractive buildings, which illustrate and exemplify these developments.

Buildings and Projects 1985 2008

Buildings and Projects 1985 2008 Author Marcel Meili
ISBN-10 3858817147
Release 2008
Pages 501
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Marcel Meili and Markus Peter founded their architectural office in Zurich, Switzerland, twenty years ago, and have recently opened a subsidiary in Munich, Germany. Meili Peter develop projects of all scales and in many different fields and with a vast v


Dado Author Rudolf Olgiati
ISBN-10 3034604300
Release 2010
Pages 100
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valerio Olgiati has worked as an architect in Los Angeles, Zurich, and, since 2008, in Flims. He has been a visiting professor at the Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) in Zurich, the AA in London, and at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Since 2002 he has been professor at the Accademia di architettura in Mendrisio and since autumn 2009 he has held the Kenzo Tange Chair at Harvard. The unmistakable straight lines and independence of his buildings has brought him international attention. The Olgiati s family estate is located in the historical town center of Flims. Rudolf Olgiati (1910 95) purchased the property, known as Dado, in 1930 and throughout his life used it to realize his architectural thoughts and ideas. Today, the son is living in his father s house, and in 2008 he set up his much-admired architectural firm on the former site of the barn. This publication portrays the life and work of both architects using the example of the house and studio that is, through the transformations they have undergone at the hands of their residents over a period of nearly eighty years. It shows personal furniture and objects, the individual layout and design of the spaces, and hence the penchants and attitudes of the two architects. At the same time this unusual portrait documents not only the relationship between father and son but also the characters of two generations and their understanding of architecture and aesthetics."

Architecture as Space

Architecture as Space Author Bruno Zevi
ISBN-10 0306805375
Release 1993
Pages 310
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This classic work (first published in Italian in 1948, translated in 1957, and revised in 1974) examines the history of architecture in light of its essence as space, animating and illuminating architectural creations so that their beauty—or indifference—is exposed. Along with commercial and dwelling units, temples, palaces, and cathedrals, Zevi treats structures such as fountains, columns, and monuments, subjecting them all to aesthetic, cultural, and functional criteria and explaining them in easily understood terms. Beautifully illustrated with examples from the entire history of the art, this is one of the most stimulating and provocative books ever written on the history and purpose of architecture.

Wood and Wood Joints

Wood and Wood Joints Author Klaus Zwerger
ISBN-10 9783034612678
Release 2012-12-13
Pages 304
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Building with wood as an ecologically viable material is a tradition with a long history. The timber architecture which has ensued over the past centuries reveals to the modern observer the depth of knowledge which has enabled both Eastern und Western cultures to use this wonderful material in such a creative way. In the most typical method of building with wood, elements are connected by using wood joints which do not require the assistance of adhesives or metal connectors. This art of wood jointing reached its zenith in Japan; but Europe too provided its share of highly influential forms. By looking at several hundred examples from Japan and 18 European countries, with a new chapter on China added to this enlarged edition, this book describes in great detail the history of timber architecture in terms of its technical, aesthetic and ecological dimensions. This thorough study is a mine of information to specialists in this field; it opens up to the craftsman of today what has become an almost forgotten world and provides a fascinating account for the general reader. „Here is a man who has trekked though the wild Carpathian forests, the Norwegian outback, the Russian steppes and obscure regions of Japan in pursuit of the wood joint. He tells the story with a sense of unfolding discovery; for anyone interested in how buildings work this book is a joy to read." the architects‘ journal

Alvar Aalto

Alvar Aalto Author Göran Schildt
ISBN-10 UOM:39015045689489
Release 1998
Pages 240
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One of the masters of modern architecture, Finland's Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) was a prolific and influential architect and a gifted designer. His unique contribution to modernism embraced context and the natural environment. Drawing on sources as diverse as the Finnish landscape, the Bauhaus, and Classicism, Aalto forged an organic design vocabulary that juxtaposed concrete and wood, copper and brick, volume and form in an original synthesis. His respect for function and use contributes to the lasting popularity of his buildings and furniture. Featured in this book are thirty-three of Aalto's most important pieces, including the Villa Mairea, the Town Hall at Säynätsalo, Baker Dormitory at MIT, and the Aalto vase, selected and analyzed in detail by Aalto scholar Göran Schildt, with an introduction by Professor Michael Trencher of Pratt Institute. Profusely illustrated with full-color photographs, as well as drawings and plans, this book surveys Aalto's career, from his Neoclassical works of the 1920s to his more organic designs of the 1940s and 1950s, from furniture and glass design to buildings completed posthumously. Works from Scandinavia, Europe, and the United States are represented. A chronological list of Aalto's major works and an index of their locations complete the volume.