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Author Werner, Frank, 1944-

Title Covering + exposing : the architecture of Coop Himmelb(l)au / Frank Werner ; [translation, Michael Robinson].

Imprint Basel ; Boston : Birkhäuser, 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    720.922 Coop Himmelblau WER    Available
Description 206 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), plans ; 32 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents [Pt.1] Against the idleness of inert bodies or handling the "city in pieces" -- Back to the roots -- Making the city one's own -- Urban polemics -- The city of interactive vectors -- Effects: Criticizing criticism -- [Pt.2] Mass and transparency, construction and removing boundaries: A laboratory report -- Mind-expanding and media projects -- Pneumatic projects -- Form-mutation projects -- "Operations on the box" -- Renaissance of the clouds? -- [Pt.3] Portfolio 1968-2003 -- [Pt.4] Inner worlds: Motion space, mind space -- The built drawing -- Brainstorming -- The liberated labyrinth -- [Pt.5] The project as process: The long road from image to object -- Projecting the project -- Mental mapping -- Design bodies -- Drawing narrated into the model -- A special case: The blow-up procedure -- Controlled collisions -- [Pt.6] Mind spaces and their theoretical structures -- Himmelb(l)au within limits -- The international theory trap -- Thinking beyond built work -- The theory of "smooth" space -- Notes -- Short biographies -- Index.
Subject Coop Himmelblau.
Group work in architecture -- Austria.
Architecture -- Austria -- History -- 20th century.
Architectural firms -- Austria.
Added Author Coop Himmelblau.
Added Title Covering and exposing the architecture of Coop Himmelblau
Architecture of Coop Himmelb(l)au
ISBN 3764360798 (English edition ; cl.)
9783764360795 (English edition ; cl.)

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