A+U 458 08:11: Dwelling And The Land

Publisher Shinkenchiku-sha

ISBN 03899160

Idea Code 08482

This issue features dwellings that have a special relation to both their particular site and the surrounding nature. Each of them stands out as a quiet witness to the changing patterns of the seasons, while embracing the site and blending into the landscape. A total of twelve houses are reviewed here, accompanied by colour photographs, plans and sections. Highlights include: Saucier + Perrotte Architectes' House in the Eastern Townships, Quebec; Toshiko Mori's House in Taghkanic, New York, and Andreas Fuhrimann Gabrielle Hächler Architekten's Holiday House in Vnŕ Switzerland. Also contributions from Glenn Murcutt, Powerhouse Company, Shigeru Ban Architects and Jarmund/Vigsnaes AS Architects MNAL.

128 p ills colour & b/w 22 x 29 Japanese/English pb


A+U 458 08:11: Dwelling And The Land