Architecture and Automobiles

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Images Publishing, 2011 - Architecture - 227 pages
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Explores the interconnected relationship between cars and architecture - car museums, showrooms, bridges, service stations, car parks, car manufacturing plants and Grand Prix circuits Architecture and automobiles have been intrinsically linked since the dawn of the internal combustion engine - from the assembly plant to the showroom and on to that ubiquitous fixture of the artificial landscape, the service station. The streamlined forms of automobiles have often inspired architects and some have even ventured into designing their own cars. Features Foster and Partners, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, ONL, Renzo Piano, Populous, Zaha Hadid, UNStudio and Massimiliano Fuksas. Projects presented include the BMW Museum in Munich, the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, the Audi museum in Ingolstadt by 24-H, Manuel Gautrand's Citroen museum on the Champs Elyssee in Paris, and the Regio Emilia bridge by Santiago Calatrava in Italy.
 

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Contents

Automotive Showroom
36
Bahrain International Circuit
42
BMW Ekris Garage and Showroom
54
Contents ONL Utrecht The Netherlands
60
Alumni Memorial Hall Entry Court and Parking
76
Autobistro 98 Helios House
98
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About the author (2011)

Philip Jodidio (born 1954) studied art history and economics at Harvard, and edited Connaissance des Arts for over 20 years. His books include TASCHEN s Architecture Now! series, and monographs on Tadao Ando, Norman Foster, Richard Meier, Jean Nouvel, and Zaha Hadid. He is internationally renowned as one of the most popular writers on the subject of architecture.

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