Talk about contemporary architecture
Année : 01/2005 (2ème édition)
Auteur : Gilles de BURES , David RADZINOWICZ
Editeur : FLAMMARIONDate parution : 02/2010
Contemporary architecture is all around us, in our homes, schools, museums, and offices.
But omnipresent as it may be, architecture is not always easy to understand.
More than mere construction, it is a creative endeavor, an art in constant evolution, closelytied to the Iotesttechnological advances and the most profound sociological questions.
Designed as an accessible introduction, this insightful guide explores architecture's many forms, from cultural centers to skyscrapers to bridges.
The answers to essentiel questions like " When did itstart ?
" and " What is its purpose ?
" loy the foundation for a more in-depth look atthe evolution of architectural styles from modern and postmodern to high-tech, minimalist, and neo-baroque, to the current emphasis on ecological construction.
Full-page images of specific projects such as Shigeru Bonis ingenious emergency shelters and Christian de Portzamparc's elegant Dior Building in New York capture the diversity of architectural creation and its potentiel for innovation.
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Nbr de pages : 254
Poids : 780 gr
ISBN 10 : 2080301314
ISBN 13 : 9782080301314