Elements of architecture

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Academy Editions, 1992 - Architecture - 95 pages
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ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN PROFILE No 49
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ELEMENTS OF ARCHITECTURE
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FACADES
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Rob Krier is an architect, educator and influential theorist on architecture and urbanism. He was born in Luxembourg and subsequently emigrated to Austria where he has lived since. Krier has produced urban schemes for cities as diverse as Stuttgart, Vienna and Berlin. His built works include Social Housing, Ritterstrasse, Berlin (1979-80), Social Apartment Houses, Berlin Spandau (1982-85), Apartment Houses, Breitenfurterstrasse for the City of Vienna (1983-88), planning for Social Apartment Houses in Salzburg with Aldo Rossi and O.M. Ungers (1985-), Schinkelplatz, Berlin (1986-88), and Social Apartment House, Prager Platz, Berlin (1986-88). He was also winner of the First Prize in the Competition for the Reconstruction of the City of Amiens (1984). Krier's sculptural work includes six bronzes for the port side of Barcelona (1986-), five bronzes for a castle in Luxembourg (1987), a bronze of the philosopher Reuchlin for Pforzheim in Germany (1987), and a pair of figures for the Camillo Sitte Piazza in Vienna (1988), of which he is also the architect. His previous books include "Urban Space," Academy Editions (1979) and "On Architecture," Academy Editions (1982) and he has also guest-edited an issue of "Architectural Digest" magazine, 'Elements of Architecture' (1983). He has been professor at the Technical University of Vienna since 1975.

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