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Fragile Order - Rolf Muhlethaler

Author/EditorMuhlethaler R (Author)
Publisher: Park Books
ISBN: 9783038600398
Pub Date27/06/2017
BindingPaperback
Pages80
Dimensions (mm)273(h) * 220(w) * 11(d)
First book in English on architect Rolf Muhlethaler.
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Rolf Muhlethaler is an award-winning Swiss architect whose approach is characterized by a comprehensive analysis of local and historical contexts in combination with a deep conceptual understanding of structural elements, symmetry, simplicity, and repetition. Drawing on more than thirty years of experience twenty with his own Bern-based firm, Rolf Muhlethaler Architekt he carefully designs and crafts his buildings with an eye toward balancing these concerns, or creating a fragile order. Published to accompany a major exhibition at Architekturgalerie Luzern, Fragile Order Rolf Muhlethaler presents the first comprehensive English-language look at Muhlethaler's complete body of work. The architect has realized projects for both publics and private clients, including single- and multi-family residences, schools, studios, and office spaces, as well as conversions of historic industrial buildings. Richly illustrated throughout with photographs that capture all stages of the process, from design sketches to completed projects, Fragile Order Rolf Muhlethaler will be of interest to architects, as well as structural and building engineers.

Rolf Muhlethaler is an award-winning Swiss architect whose approach is characterized by a comprehensive analysis of local and historical contexts in combination with a deep conceptual understanding of structural elements, symmetry, simplicity, and repetition. Drawing on more than thirty years of experience twenty with his own Bern-based firm, Rolf Muhlethaler Architekt he carefully designs and crafts his buildings with an eye toward balancing these concerns, or creating a fragile order. Published to accompany a major exhibition at Architekturgalerie Luzern, Fragile Order Rolf Muhlethaler presents the first comprehensive English-language look at Muhlethaler's complete body of work. The architect has realized projects for both publics and private clients, including single- and multi-family residences, schools, studios, and office spaces, as well as conversions of historic industrial buildings. Richly illustrated throughout with photographs that capture all stages of the process, from design sketches to completed projects, Fragile Order Rolf Muhlethaler will be of interest to architects, as well as structural and building engineers.

Founded in 1983, Architekturgalerie Luzern is an exhibition space in Lucerne, Switzerland, specializing in architecture. Previous shows have featured Swiss and international architectural firms such as Caruso St. John. Gigon Guyer, Herzog & de Meuron, Jean Nouvel, Riken Yamamoto, and Peter Zumthor.

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