Hong Kong, Rome, New York, Buenos Aires (Christ & Gantenbein Review #2)
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In the second volume of the new series exploring the foundational theories and works of architects Emanuel Christ and Christoph Gantenbein, more than 150 buildings are documented through floor plans, axonometric projections, recent color photographs, and halftones. The buildings, many of them relatively unknown, were chosen in order to provide a basis for looking at metropolitan design in the twentieth century, and they show the patterns and differences found in architecture from around the world. Included is an essay that provides meaningful context for the buildings and examines how local government and zoning practices guide architecture. A powerful example of the unlimited potential for urban design, Typology offers a new point of view in municipal planning and architecture.
Park Books, 9783906027012, 208pp.
Publication Date: September 15, 2012
About the Author
Emanuel Christ and Christoph Gantenbein established their own architecture studio in Basel in 1998. They are both assistant professors of architectural at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich.
Christoph Gantenbein established Christ & Gantenbein Architects with Emanuel Christ in Basel in 1998. He is assistant professor of architecture at ETH Zurich.
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