Frank Lloyd Wright: Second, revised editionFrank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) exercised a shaping influence on architectural history throughout the world as only very few other architects beside him have done. His structures - developed from landscape, program, material, and construction - are highly in..
Frei Otto: forschen, bauen, inspirieren / a life of research, construction and inspirationA depiction of his most important works New forms of lightweight and adaptable construction Insight into interdisciplinary research projects Frei Otto’s work as a source of inspiration for architects and engine..
Fundamental Concepts of Architecture: The Vocabulary of Spatial SituationsArchitecture is an experience - with the intellect and with all our senses, in motion, and in use. But in order to actually discuss and assess it with relevance, a clarification of terms is essential in order to avoid the vagu..
Furnishing Zoning: Spaces, Materials, Fit-out What is the process of forming rooms, which elements are used and how are room-shaping components defined? The fourth volume in the SCALE series, Furnishing | Zoning, deals with the relationships between building typology and building structure, an..
House Is A House Is A House Is A House Is A House: Architectures and Collaborations of Johnston MarkleeIn this low-priced special edition, the book brings together the work of the Los Angeles-based architectural practice Johnston Marklee since its foundation in 1998. The practice is known for its un..
Impact: The Effect of Climate Change on CoastlinesThe rise in sea level is a visible and remorseless indicator of global warming, the consequences of which can be experienced worldwide - in contrast to other effects of climate change that are not yet noticeable at a larger scale.The book illustrates..
Le Corbusier - The Unite d Habitation in MarseillesThe Unite in Marseille (1945-1952) was a pioneering achievement at a time when social housing in the post WWII years posed an immense problem. Freed from restrictive regulations for the first time Le Corbusier was able to put into practice his conce..
Le Corbusier. Les Quartiers Modernes Fruges / The Quartiers Modernes Frugesin 1923/24 Henry Fruges, a Bordeaux industrialist commissioned Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret with a “small workers housing estate” in Lege and a garden city in Pessac, comprising 130 to 150 houses with shops. These two ho..
Le Corbusier. The Chapel at RonchampThe pilgrimage church Notre-Dame-du-Haut in Ronchamp (1950-54), an icon of modern architecture, represents one of the central buildings of Le Corbusier’s late period. Located on a high plateau in the Vosges above Belfort, this building is an unsurpassed work of ar..
Le Corbusier. The Villa SavoyeWith its uncompromising and clear construction, theVilla Savoye, completed in 1931, establishedLe Corbusier s reputation as an undisputed masterof twentieth-century architecture. Andre Malraux placed it on the historic register in 1964. In this guide, historic documents..