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Idea and Form Houses by Szyszkowitz and Kowalski

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ISBN-10: 3764369272

ISBN-13: 9783764369279

Edition: 2003

Authors: Karin Wilhelm, Peter Blundell-Jones

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Michael Szyszkowitz and Karla Kowalski are amongst the leading exponents of the new Graz architecture in Austria. They perceive architecture as a way of imbuing structures with meaning, an approach which they share with such visionaries in single-family housing as Hans Scharoun or Frank Lloyd Wright. The private residence can be seen as a field for experimenting with various room concepts. In this volume, 18 houses are presented which convey the richness and diversity of possibilities which emerge from this approach to architecture. The renowned architecture historian and theoretician Karin Wilhelm takes an analytical look at the design process and conceptional models which underlie this…    
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Book details

List price: $82.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag
Publication date: 5/5/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 216
Size: 9.72" wide x 13.30" long x 0.90" tall
Weight: 3.762
Language: English

The detached house as "territorial art"
Approaching Graz
Szyszkowitz+Kowalski's practice
A home visit
Most important realizations
Biographies Szyszkowitz+Kowalski
House above Graz
Green House
House in Zusertai
Red House
House on Hohenrain
Grey House
Harmisch House
Houses in Hietzing, Vienna - Lower House
Houses in Hietzing, Vienna - Upper House
House in Bad Mergentheim
House in Maria Enzersdorf
House on Plattenweg
Tower in Folling
Design House
House in Moosburg
Urban villas in Mariagrun
House on Ruckerlberg
House in Kumberg
Prizes and awards
Illustration credits