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Vitra Design Museum

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Hardcover, 9.5 x 11.25 in. / 392 pgs / 240 color / 655 bw.

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Catalog: SPRING 2013 p. 171   

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ISBN 9783931936549 TRADE
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Jean Prouvé: The Poetics of the Technical Object

Edited by Alexander von Vegesack, Cathrine Dumont d'Ayot, Bruno Reichlin. Introduction by Bruno Reichlin. Foreword by Alexander von Vegesack, Ingeborg Flagge, Riichi Miyake, Toshi Yamanashi. Text by Jean-Louis Cohen, Benedikt Huber, Franz Graf, Roberta Grignolo, Jürg Conzett, Cathrine Dumont d'Ayot, Bruno Rechlin, Bernard Marrey, Jean-Pierre Cetre, Cathrine Coleys, Olivier Cinqualbre, Dominque Chatelet, Jean Prouvé, Guillemette Morel-Journel, Florence Hachez-Leroy, Michel Bataille, Laurence Allégret, Rémi Baudoui, Christian Sumi, HélèneBauchet-Cauquil, Vincent Bradel, Christian Enjolros, Joseph Abram, Nicolas Nogue, Tatsuo Iwaoka, Charlotte Benton, Francios Chery, Henri Claude, Markus Peter, Yasuto Ota, Cathrine Prouvé, Arthur Rüegg, Jacques Rouaud, Peter Cochola Schmal, Alexander von Vegesack.

Jean Prouvé (1901-1984) is one of the major figures in twentieth-century architecture and design. This publication is devoted to his technical and planning-oriented thinking. From the start--first as an ironmonger, then as an industrialist during the heyday of the ateliers in Maxéville, later with CIMT and as an engineering consultant--Jean Prouvé pursued the project of construction "by industry," as he himself phrased it in the title of his book Une architecture par l'industrie (Architecture by Industry). The volume provides an overview of his technical ideas and concepts, his tools and production structures, his collaborative work with architects and engineers as well as characteristic projects: furniture, buildings and construction systems. Prouvé's world is not only explored here in essays by 42 authors, and is also represented in Prouvé's own texts and drawings for his lectures at CNAM, the Conservatoire national des arts et métiers.
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