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princeton architectural press imbuing the day-to-day with poetry and awe from natural houses p 21 1-800-759-0190

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princeton architectural press natural houses the residential architecture of andersson-wise arthur andersson and chris wise for arthur andersson and chris wise the fundamental elements that give buildings meaning are found in nature imbuing day-to-day activities with poetry and awe their designs address both pragmatic needs and the psychological yearning for refuge and contemplation centering and escape joy and comfort their work is best experienced through the senses tactility expressed through an eloquence of craft the use of textured materials and the logical design of structural systems gives their buildings a rightness within the landscape in their hands daylight becomes a building material small wall apertures three-sided dormers clerestories and other details grab bend and thread sunlight from one end of their houses to the other full of light and atmosphere the houses are the physical embodiment of the great charles moore s influential tenet that architecture is about

princeton architectural press marina city bertrand goldberg s urban vision igor marjanovic and katerina rüedi ray ´ chicago has many iconic buildings but perhaps none as instantly recognizable as bertrand goldberg s marina city commonly referred to as the corncob buildings occupying an entire city block the mixed-use riverside complex consists of two cylindrical sixty­five­story residential towers a saddle-shaped auditorium and a midrise office building each tower contains more than four hundred apartments and a continuous upwardspiraling ramp of parking spaces built in 1964 at a moment when chicagoans were fleeing to the suburbs the hugely ambitious project was architect goldberg s attempt to save the city of chicago in marina city authors igor marjanovic and katerina rüedi ´ ray present the first history of this architectural landmark featuring newly available archive photographs and drawings this unique building s biography contains lively essays that explore not only the

princeton architectural press now in paperback by hand the use of craft in contemporary art shu hung and joseph magliaro editors available now in a paperback edition our critically acclaimed by hand features the work of thirty-two artists whose innovative and unexpected uses of handicraft techniques such as embroidery sewing knitting and crocheting are making the age-old craft versus art debate obsolete from kiki smith s lovingly etched birds to barb hunt s knitted land mines to dynamo-ville s one-of-a-kind puppets to evil twin s handstitched publications the artworks in by hand revel in the care and consideration of craft shipping april 2010 7.5 x 9.5 in 19 x 24 cm 176 pp 240 color 105 b+w paperback 978-1-56898-942-6 $24.95 £16.99 should finally put an end to hackneyed craft cliches short first-person introductions from each artist underscore the importance of craft as a kind of acetone that can remove the white-box aura of sanctity from artwork by hand introduces us to

princeton architectural press architecture from the outside in selected essays by robert gutman dana cuff and john wriedt editors today in the face of the challenges confronting their profession from the economic crisis to an urgent need for longer-lasting more affordable and greener construction architects have been forced to reconsider the relationship between architecture and society between buildings their inhabitants and the environment no single individual did more to build this discourse than robert gutman sometimes referred to as the sociological father of architecture gutman in his writing and teaching initiated a conversation about the occupants of buildings and the forms policies plans and theories that architects might shape a sociologist by training gutman infiltrated architecture s ranks in the mid-1960s over the next four decades at princeton s school of architecture gutman wrote about architecture and taught generations of future architects while still maintaining an

princeton architectural press kuth/ranieri architects byron kuth and elizabeth ranieri in a world obsessed with an international cast of ego-driven starchitects san francisco architects elizabeth ranieri and byron kuth are the thoughtful versatile low-key detail-obsessed exceptions diane dorrans saeks san francisco magazine byron kuth and elizabeth ranieri have split their time over the last two decades between teaching building and research and have produced a broad spectrum of work from small-scale objects and installations to uniquely detailed residential and institutional buildings to large urban design proposals with materials like the translucent glass used to sequence a view from russian hill the constellation of domes used to manipulate sound at an aids memorial and the eight hundred pounds of synthetic felt and one thousand c-clamps used to create the fabrications installation at sfmoma the firm brings subtlety and innovation to every project kuth/ranieri has been largely

princeton architectural press reannouncing building in the future recasting labor in architecture peggy deamer and phillip g bernstein editors there is no denying the transformational role of the computer in the evolution of contemporary architectural practice but does this technodeterminist account tell the whole story are humans becoming irrelevant to the overall development of the built environment building in the future confronts these important questions by examining the fundamental human relationships that characterize contemporary design and construction thirty-four contributors including designers engineers fabricators contractors construction managers planners and scholars examine how contemporary practices of production are reshaping the design and construction process shipping march 2010 6 x 8.5 in 15 x 21.6 cm 216 pp 85 b+w paperback 978-1-56898-806 -1 $29.95 £19.99 reannouncing the liberal monument urban design and the late modern project alexander d hooghe architect

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