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Landscrapers Building with the Land

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ISBN-10: 0500285381

ISBN-13: 9780500285381

Edition: N/A

Authors: Aaron Betsky

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"An introductory historical survey on the many and creative ways humans have fought for and against the earth beneath our feetreveals an architecture that reads the text and texture of the land in three dimensions." Architecture Developments in structural engineering have made it possible to engage the earth's surface as a building element. With an increased awareness of the planet's limited natural resources and with landscape architects exerting ever-greater influence on contemporary design, architects around the world are building into the earth, merging man-made forms with the contours of the land. The results are at once preternatural and breathtaking. From Zaha Hadid's Tram Terminal…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 3/17/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Engineered Utopiasp. 16
Future Systems: House in Walesp. 26
Neil Denari: Corrugated Duct Housep. 28
Hargreaves Associates: Guadalupe River Parkp. 30
Foster and Partners: Great Glass Housep. 32
Shuhei Endo: Springtecture Ap. 34
Ian Ritchie Architects: Terrasson Greenhousep. 36
Dominique Perrault: Olympic Velodromep. 38
Michael Sorkin: House of the Futurep. 40
Nox: Water Pavilionp. 42
West 8: Secret Gardenp. 46
Emilio Ambasz: Fukuoka Prefectural International Hallp. 48
Hitoshi Abe: Miyagi Stadiump. 50
Kolatan/Mac Donald Studio: Raybould Housep. 52
Renzo Piano Building Workshop: Punta Nave Buildingp. 54
Caves and Cavernsp. 56
Fumihiko Maki: Kaze-No-Oka Crematoriump. 66
Tadao Ando: Hompukuji Water Templep. 68
Neutelings Riedijk: Minnaert Buildingp. 70
Maya Lin: Vietnam Veterans Memorialp. 72
Tadao Ando: Naoshima Contemporary Art Museump. 74
Enric Miralles and Carme Pinos: Igualada Cemeteryp. 76
Peter Zumthor: Thermal Bathsp. 78
Francois et Associes: Larrenguade Tunnelp. 82
Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa/Sanaa: Multimedia Workshopp. 84
William Bruder: Deer Valley Rock Art Centerp. 86
Un Studio: Villa Wilbrinkp. 88
Massimiliano Fuksas: Entrance Pavilionp. 90
Steven Holl: Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Expansionp. 92
Claudine Lorenz, Florian Musso: Hydroelectric Plantp. 94
Unfolding the Landp. 96
Zaha Hadid: Tram Terminalp. 106
Mecanoo: Central Libraryp. 108
Abalos + Herreros: Casa Verdep. 110
Morphosis: Diamond Ranch High Schoolp. 112
Weiss/Manfredi Architects: Museum of the Earthp. 114
Antoine Predock: Spencer Theaterp. 116
Tod Williams and Billie Tsien: Neurosciences Institutep. 118
Behnisch, Behnisch & Partner: Institute For Forestry and Nature Researchp. 120
Zaha Hadid: Landesgartenschau Pavilionp. 122
Gustav Peichl: Satellite Tracking Stationp. 124
Enric Miralles and Carme Pinos: Archery Rangep. 126
Antoine Predock: American Heritage Center and Art Museump. 128
Norihiko Dan: Hiyoshi Community Centerp. 130
Hans-Joerg Ruch: Electrical Substationp. 132
Angelil/Graham: Adidas Campusp. 134
A New Naturep. 136
James Turrell: Roden Craterp. 146
Mvrdv: Dutch Pavilionp. 150
Marc Barani: Nice Tramway Terminalp. 152
Ian Ritchie Architects: Crystal Palace Concert Platformp. 154
SHoP: Dunescapep. 156
Herzog & De Meuron: Dominus Wineryp. 158
Peter Eisenman: City of Culturep. 160
Allied Works Architecture: Maryhill Nature Overlookp. 162
Njiric & Njiric: Baumaxx Hypermarketp. 164
Vicente Guallart: Denia Castle Cultural Parkp. 166
Snohetta: Bibliotheca Alexandrinap. 168
Steven Holl: Edge of a Cityp. 172
Francois et Associes: Rural Holiday Housesp. 174
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