Arquitectura Viva 166: Topographical Works

Publisher Avisa

ISBN 02141256

Idea Code 14574

Buildings mimic or merge with the environment, but sometimes also try to themselves becomes built landscapes where the movement of goods and people crystallizes in new public spaces. Stan Allen, chair professor at Princeton University, delves into the origin and types of these constructions in an extensive article followed by a selection of six topographic works located on the edges of Europe and designed by Álvaro Fernandes, Heneghan Pehn, Steven Holl, Petr Hájek, Emre Arolat, and Zaha Hadid. The magazine’s technical dossier turns to aluminum, presenting the most innovative applications.

96 p, ills in colour & bw, 24 x 30 cm, pb, Spanish/English