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Below Ground Level Creating New Spaces for Contemporary Architecture

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ISBN-10: 3764369086

ISBN-13: 9783764369088

Edition: 2002

Authors: Ernst von Meijenfeldt, Marit Geluk

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Description:

Any space that involves descending from our typical aboveground environment is a provocation to our sensory perceptions. Such hidden spaces evoke latent mythical images and confront us with the clash between nature and artifice in our built environment. This book explores the character, use and design of underground space as a space of its own. International examples of commercial premises, restaurants, sports facilities, subway stations, museums, churches, libraries, concert halls, houses and other building types form the core material. Interviews with many renowned designers including Norman Foster, Floris Alkemade (OMA) and Francine Houben (Mecanoo) convey the architects' own views on…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Birkhauser
Publication date: 10/25/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 264
Size: 9.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English