This architectural guide to the Austrian city of Linz includes photographs of all the buildings described and is published in a format that easily can fit in a pocket, as well as including a fold-out city map that guides readers around the featured projects.
What elements constitute space? What's a solitaire and what makes a solitaire a monument? Why is a building profane and what makes a space a sacred space? These and many other issues are addressed in this standard reference on basic architectural forms.
Fur Baumschlager-Eberle ist Architektur eine ganzheitliche Aufgabe, die dann erfullt ist, wenn Gebaude allen Anforderungen, wie konstruktive Intelligenz, Okologie, Wirtschaftlichkeit und Akzeptanz entsprechen. Das Buch tragt diesem Selbstverstandnis Rechnung
The decoration and design of doors and windows was a fixture in classical Chinese architecture. The apex of classical Chinese architecture was in the Qin (221-206 BC) and Han periods (206 BC-220 AD), the Tang (618-906 AD), and Song periods (960-1127 AD). This book gives the reader an opportunity to study the major creations of these periods.
Presents a summary of design research exploring the implications of earthquake for architecture and urban form in regions of seismic instability. The author believes that design strategies are needed for these regions, and he presents his proposals in a series of drawings and models for complex tectonic landscapes formed by natural forces.
This book unites recent projects from individual fields of work of the Institute for Experimental Architecture and Building Construction of the University of Innsbruck. It documents the best work and expands it with contributions by world-famous architects.
The American artist Sarah Morris talks with the curator Hans Ulrich Obrist about her films and paintings. Discussion includes her longtime interest in urban development, and architects including Philip Johnson, Mies van der Rohe, Robert Venturi and others.