This book reveals a new sensiblility in architecture, exemplified by the projects of seven contemporary architects. The designs represent the independent efforts of radically different architects who are creating provocative, sometimes disquieting, works by exploiting the hidden potentials and delimmas within modern architecture. 150 black-and-white illustrations.
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Foreword Stuart Wrede
Projects Commentaries by Mark Wigley
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abstract aesthetic Apartment Building architectural object architectural tradition artificial topography Arup and Partners Associate Axonometric ball bearing basic becomes breaks City Edge Composite conflict context contorted geometry Coop Himmelblau counter-reliefs cube Daniel Libeskind David Rockefeller deconstructive deconstructivist architecture Design Team deviation Director disquiet distorted disturb dition early elements exhibition exploit Federal Republic floor planes formal Fourth beam Frank Frank Stella Frankfurt functional Gehry House geometric forms Hines Interests impurity instability Mark Wigley Michael Heizer moder n movement Modern Art Museum of Modern orthogonal Overleaf Peter Eisenman Peter Rice Philip Johnson pre-revolutionary produced pure form purity radical realm of building Rodchenko rooftop remodeling Russian avant-garde second stage seven architects simply skin slab space spine spring house stability stage pis struc Structural Engineer Suprematist surface Tatlin tion towers traditional thinking tural turbed ture twisted unfamiliar Ushimado Vienna Villette Vladimir Tallin void walls that define warped York
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