BorderLine

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Lebbeus Woods, Ekkehard Rehfeld
Springer, Jan 1, 1998 - Architecture - 102 pages
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"BorderLinea, the first publicationin the "RIEAbooksa -series, highlights a particularly relevant site in Europe, the town and harbor of Kraljevica, just south of Rijeka, Croatia, where failing ship-building industry and pollution from a large oil-refinery threaten both the ecology and the prospects of tourism. Drawing on the results of a workshop organized, funded and conducted by RIEAeuropa in the Frankopan Castle in Kraljevica, "Borderlinea presents essays and projects by leading thinkers and architects addressing the contemporary problems such tumultuous and paradoxical regions have and create within rapidly evolving European and global landscapes. The phenomenon "Borderlinea is pointed out in an unparalleld way in many essays for example by Lebbeus Woods, Gabriela Seifert (member of Formalhaut Architects), Manuel Delanda (cultural philosopher), Aleksandra Wagner (sociologist and psychoanalyst), Heinz Foerster (biophysicist), Ekkehard Rehfeld (architect) and architectural projects and conceptual proposals by Lebbeus Woods, Peter Cook, Will Alsop, Per Kartredt, Masihiko Yendo, Guy Lafranchi, etc.

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LEBBEUS WOODS, born in 1940, trained Architect, worked for Eero Saarinen (1964-1968). Theory and experimental projects since 1976. Founder and Scientific Director of the Research Institute of experimental Architecture, Europe (RIEA Europe). Has been a visiting Professor of Architecture at the Cooper Union, SCI-Arc, Harvard and Columbia Universities. GUY LAFRANCHI, born in 1966, trained Architect (ETH ZA1/4rich). Recently he founded his own studio in Bern. Held lectures on his work at the Barlett School of Architecture, London and The Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAI), Rotterdam. Member of RIEA Europe.

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