Detail in Process

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Princeton Architectural Press, 2008 - Architecture - 208 pages
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What separates good architecture from great architecture? The difference lies in the details. The way an architect chooses to treat architectural detailingscreens and walls, doors and windows, roofs, bridges, and stairscan transform the merely ordinary into the extraordinary. Detail in Process, the second volume in the new AsBuilt series, features twenty-five awe-inspiring projects characterized by an unusual synthesis of aesthetics and materials: the sunshade at Morphosis's Student Recreation Center in Cincinnati; the embossed and perforated copper skin of Herzog & de Meuron's de Young Museum in San Francisco; the handrails at Mir Rivera Architects', Lake Austin Footbridge in Austin; the stairs at Heatherwick Studio's, Longchamp Store in New York City; plus twenty more.

Editors Christine Killory and Ren Davids have collected the best work of the past two years including new buildings by some of today's most daring and detail-obsessed architects: Norman Foster, James Carpenter, John Ronan, Renzo Piano, Marmol Radziner, Tadao Ando, Steven Holl, Jean Nouvel, David Chipperfield, and SANAA. Comprehensively documented, Detail in Process includes the plans, details, and large-scale sections needed to appreciate the innovative ways these architects have responded to complicated design problems.

 

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Contents

Morimoto New York New York New York Tadao Ando Architect Associates Gotodesigngroup LLC Guggenheimer Architects
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Terrence Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research Toronto Canada Behnisch Architekten architectsAlliance
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BRIDGES Center Memphis Tennessee buildingstudio
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Des Moines Public Library Des Moines Iowa David Chipperfield Architects Herbert Lewis Kruse Blunck Architecture
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Picower Institute for Learning and Memory Cambridge Massachusetts Charles Correa Associates Goody Clancy
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University of Phoenix Stadium Glendale Arizona Eisenman Architects HOK Sport
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Hearst Tower New York New York Foster + Partners Adamson Associates Architects
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Leslie Dan Pharmacy Building Toronto Canada Foster + Partners Cannon Design
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University of Cincinnati Campus Recreation Center Cincinnati Ohio Morphosis KZF Design
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Guthrie Theater Minneapolis Minnesota Ateliers Jean Nouvel Architectural Alliance
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High Museum of Art Atlanta Georgia Renzo Piano Building Workshop Lord Aeck Sargent Architecture
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Meinel Optical Sciences Building Tucson Arizona Richard + Bauer
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Gary Comer Youth Center Chicago Illinois John Ronan Architect
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Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion Toledo Ohio Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa SANAA KendallHeaton Associates
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World Trade Center New York New York Skidmore Owings Merrill
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Library for Manuscripts Wellesley Massachusetts vir mueller Architects
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Floating Box House Austin Texas Peter L Gluck Partners Architects
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Biodesign Institute Building B Tempe Arizona Gould Evans Associates Lord Aeck Sargent Architecture
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La Maison Unique New York New York Heatherwick Studio Atmosphere Design Group
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loo de Young Museum San Francisco California Herzog de Meuron Architekten Fong Chan Architects 112 Childrens Museum of Pittsburgh Pittsb...
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lis Marsupial Bridge and Urban Plaza Milwaukee Wisconsin La Dallman Architects Inc 126 Desert House Prototype Desert Hot Springs California ...
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Pedestrian Bridge Austin Texas Miro Rivera Architects
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House of Sweden Swedish Embassy Washington D C WingSrdh Arkitektkontor AB VOA Associates
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Acknowledgments
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Project Credits
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Illustration Credits
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Christine Killory is a principal of Davids Killory Architecture in San Francisco.

Ren_ Davids is an associate professor of architecture at University of California, Berkeley, and a principal of Davids Killory Architecture.

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