Architectural Topographies: A Graphic Lexicon of How by Tomà Berlanda

By Tomà Berlanda

Architectural Topographies is a severe dictionary for architects and panorama architects within which the photo lexicon will be learn from a starting, the floor, to a end, the explicit case stories. intended as a device that can assist you understand, examine, pick out, and invent strategies, the book's keyword phrases seek advice from the actual and fabric dating among development and flooring; to the place and the way the hyperlink is outfitted; to the standards, tools, and instruments used to understand and rework the floor; and to the potential ways to where and their implications at the method the earth is touched.

Fifty case stories via forty-six of the best architects of the former hundred years are represented all through in sectional drawings which position the structures alongside an analogous flooring airplane to demonstrate how the major phrases can be mixed and to teach every one architect's place on their equipped paintings on the subject of the entire others.

Includes tasks by way of Alvar Aalto; Tadao Ando; Gunnar Asplund; Atelier Bow-Wow; João Batista Vilanova Artigas; Patrick Berger; Mario Botta; Marcel Breuer; Erik Bryggman; Gonçalo Byrne; David Chipperfield; Le Corbusier; Sverre Fehn; Aurelio Galfetti, plants Ruchat, and Ivo Trumpy; Dick Van Gameren; Herzog and De Meuron; Steven Holl; Arne Jacobsen; Kengo Kuma; Anne Lacaton and Jean Philippe Vassal; Adalberto Libera; Frank Lloyd Wright; Paulo Mendes da Rocha; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; Enric Miralles and Carme Pinos; Glenn Murcutt; Juan Navarro Baldeweg; Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey; Jan Olav Jensen and Børre Skodvin; John Pawson; Giuseppe Perugini, Mario Fiorentino, and Nello Aprile; Renzo Piano; Georges-Henry Pingusson; Rudolph Schindler; Roland Simounet; Alvaro Siza; Luigi Snozzi; Alejandro de los angeles Sota; Eduardo Souto de Moura; Alison Smithson and Peter Smithson; Fernando Tavora; Jørn Utzon; Livio Vacchini; Francesco Venezia, Roberto Collovà, and Marcella Aprile; Amancho Williams; and Peter Zumthor.

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