. An exclusive interview with piano himself, planning and building, before a series of texts by major figures from the worlds of politics, including the Oscar-winning actor and director Roberto Benigni, the internationally renowned sculptor and architect Susumu Shingu and the architect Richard Rogers, culture, introduces this exceptional publication, in which he shares his professional experience and personal and architectural wisdom, Piano's codesigner of the Pompidou Centre in Paris.
Renzo Piano: The Art of Making Buildings #ad - He works closely with engineers to craft his buildings, which have changed cities across the globe. One of the world's most renowned architects, the menil collection in Houston, Renzo Piano born 1937 is responsible for such iconic landmarks as the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the Shard in London and the Pompidou Centre in Paris.
Renzo Piano: The Complete LogbookThames & Hudson #ad - The most up-to-date complete illustrated account of the work of one of the world’s most influential architects, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, in his own wordsRenzo Piano has created some of the most emblematic buildings of our age, the Shard in London, including the New York Times Building in New York City, and the Parco della Musica in Rome.
1000+ illustrations Thames hudson. This is an unmatched introduction to the work of one of the world’s most influential and inspiring architects. Here, renzo piano himself―whose many international awards include the prestigious Pritzker Prize―presents in his own words the works on which he has built his reputation over a span of fifty years.
Renzo Piano: The Complete Logbook #ad - Over one hundred works are featured, both intimate and authoritative, accompanied by over one thousand images of Piano’s work around the world including new photographs, and sketches, drawings, all with commentaries by the architect that combine personal anecdote and technical description with original insights.
No other architecture book will appeal to such a broad range of professionals and general readers alike.
Piano. Complete Works 1966-today German EditionTASCHEN #ad - Thames hudson. It includes new photographs of the modern wing of the art institute of Chicago, and the Kimbell Art Museum Expansion in Fort Worth, Valletta City Gate in Valletta, as well as a sneak peek at his current project, Texas, Malta. Each project is a renaissance, because, as Piano himself explains: “One of the great beauties of architecture is that each time, it is like life starting all over again.
Piano. Complete Works 1966-today German Edition #ad - This updated monograph, and plans, sketches, illustrated by photographs, spans Piano’s career to date and the many existences of his singular aesthetic. What sets piano apart is that he applies his coherent set of ideas in extraordinarily different ways. Piano complete Works 1966 2014. It takes more than a quick glance to see his touch on such individual structures as the Pompidou Center, The New York Times Building in New York, and his 72-story London Bridge Tower.
Some architects have a signature style.
Edge of OrderClarkson Potter #ad - Far more than a monograph, edge of order is both an essential document of Libeskind's remarkable career and an intimate portrait of an artist that will encourage creative people in any field to discover new points of inspiration. Piano complete Works 1966 2014. A stunning tour of the work of internationally known architect Daniel Libeskind and an investigation of a master artist's creative process.
Edge of Order #ad - Daniel libeskind is one of the foremost architects of our time, a self-proclaimed rebel celebrated for innovative, site-conscious designs, including the Jewish Museum Berlin and New York's World Trade Center Redevelopment. He has also emerged as one of architecture's most visible public ambassadors. In edge of order, plans, major commissions and unexpected favorites--and revealing how he arrived at their designs through text and a rich array of visuals, including drawings, Libeskind opens the door to his unique creative process, guiding us through a selection of his projects never before collected--both built and unrealized, and photographs.
With a voracious appetite for culture and history, and an encyclopedic memory, Libeskind draws on everything from Greek mythology to Emily Dickinson to the Marx Brothers to explain the way he thinks about buildings and cities. Thames hudson.
Studio Joy WorksPrinceton Architectural Press #ad - Rick joy's reputation as one of the country's most gifted designers, whose mining of materials and site create transcendent, was established in his first book, even poetic buildings, Desert Works. Thames hudson. This follow-up, a train station in princeton, studio joy works, marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of his firm's founding and continues the careful documentation of the growing body of his important work, New Jersey, his first public project, including houses in Vermont and California, and residences abroad in Mexico and Turks and Caicos.
Studio Joy Works #ad - Piano complete Works 1966 2014. The projects in this book are further contextualized with an essay by Joy and spectacular photographs.
Manual of SectionPrinceton Architectural Press #ad - To illustrate these categories, the authors construct sixty-three intricately detailed cross-section perspective drawings of built projects—many of the most significant structures in international architecture from the last one hundred years—based on extensive archival research. Manual of section also includes smart and accessible essays on the history and uses of section.
Until now, however, there has been no framework to describe or evaluate it. Thames hudson. Manual of Section. Manual of Section fills this void. Paul lewis, marc Tsurumaki, and David J. Lewis have developed seven categories of section, inclines, internal holes, nested forms, revealed in structures ranging from simple one-story buildings to complex structures featuring stacked forms, fantastical shapes, sheared planes, or combinations thereof.
Manual of Section #ad - Along with plan and elevation, section is one of the essential representational techniques of architectural design; among architects and educators, debates about a project's section are common and often intense. Piano complete Works 1966 2014.
John Pawson: Anatomy of MinimumPhaidon Press #ad - A powerful new monograph showcasing the defining elements and architectural anatomy at the very heart of Pawson's work This monograph, the latest volume in Phaidon's documentation of John Pawson's stellar career, hones in on the essential details that mark his distinctive architectural and aesthetic style.
John Pawson: Anatomy of Minimum #ad - Piano complete Works 1966 2014. It groups a selection of his recent works into domestic projects, including his own house in rural England; extended sacred spaces; and repurposed structures, such as London's Design Museum. Thames hudson. Manual of Section. Throughout its pages, doors, this book explores Pawson's unique approach to proportion and light and his precise language of windows, and walls.
Renzo Piano Building Workshop: Complete Works, Vol. 5Phaidon Press #ad - Renzo Piano Building Workshop: Complete Works, Vol. 5 #ad - Thames hudson. Manual of Section. Written by one of today's most highly regarded critics, this is the 5th title in a series of authoritative volumes on one of the most internationally acclaimed architects, who has continuously produced work of exceptional contemporary relevance. Piano complete Works 1966 2014.
Tom Kundig: HousesPrinceton Architectural Press #ad - As kundig states, "the idea is insaperable from the fabrication, inseparable from the materials used. Tom kundig: houses presents five projects in depth, from their early conceptual sketches to their final lovingly wrought, intimate details. Manual of Section. Piano complete Works 1966 2014. Princeton Architectural Press.
Kundig's houses reflect a sustained and active collaborative process between designer, the materials used, and owners, resulting in houses that bring to life the architect's intentions, craftsmen, and lines of unforgettable beauty. Phaidon Press. The work of seattle-based architect Tom Kundig has been called both raw and refined, as well as super-crafted and warm.
Tom Kundig: Houses #ad - Thames hudson. Kundig's projects, especially his houses, uniquely combine these two seemingly disparate sets of characteristics to produce some of the most inventive structures found in the architecture world today. His buildings uniquely meld industrial sensibilities and materials such as Cor-ten steel and concrete with an intuitive understanding of scale.
Kundig's internationally acclaimed work is inspired by both the industrial structures with which he grew up in the Pacific Northwest and the vibrant craft cultures that are fostered there.
Life Between Buildings: Using Public SpaceIsland Press #ad - Buy this book, fi nd a comfortable place to sit in a public park or plaza, begin reading, look around. Princeton Architectural Press. “. Phaidon Press. Thoughtful, beautiful, and enlightening. Jane jacobs “this book will have a lasting infl uence on the future quality of public open spaces. By helping us better understand the larger public life of cities, Life between Buildings can only move us toward more lively and healthy public places.
Life Between Buildings: Using Public Space #ad - You will be surprised at how you will start to see and design the world differently. Landscape Architecture Thames hudson. Island Press. Piano complete Works 1966 2014. Manual of Section.