Eric Parry Architects, Volume 1
This is the first of two volumes on the highly regarded practice Eric Parry Architects, covering their work from the 1980s to the present. Projects featured in volume 1 include uniquely sensitive vniversity buildings at Cambridge and Sussex; the Damai Suria housing complex in Kuala Lumpur; the romantic and picturesque Chateau de Paulin, France; and the infamous Ministry of Sound nightclub in London. Wilfried Wang, recently Director of the Frankfurt Architecture Museum, and currently a visiting critic at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard, considers EPA's importance within architectural discourse, examining their concern with materiality, attention to detail, craftsmanship and compositional structures. The book is prefaced by the internationally renowned architectural theoretician Dalibor Vesely.
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