URBAN STUDIES AND THEORY

PUBLISHER
nai010 publishers

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 9 x 11 in. / 296 pgs / 280 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Active

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: FALL 2012 p. 134   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9789056628482 TRADE
List Price: $44.95 CDN $60.00

AVAILABILITY
In stock

"Should be required reading." - Michael Kimmelman, The New York Times

  

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

Sweet & Salt

Water and the Dutch

Edited by Tracy Metz, Maartje van den Heuvel.

Featured image, of "De Sphinxen"--five residential blocks in the water of the Gooimeer
lake, Huizen, designed by Neutelings Riedijk Architects--is reproduced from <I>Sweet & Salt</I>.Water management runs in the blood of the Dutch: draining the Netherlands and keeping it dry is a process they started centuries ago and continue to this day. In Sweet & Salt: Water and the Dutch, author Tracy Metz and art historian Maartje van den Heuvel demonstrate, in text and images, how the Netherlands negotiates its evolving relationship with water--and what the rest of the world can learn from them as our sea levels rise, our rivers swell and storms and droughts multiply. From New Orleans and Hamburg to Vietnam and China, the world is facing landscapes in drastic metamorphosis. And from the dikes and dams of the past to the new solutions of Dutch design practice for the future, the Netherlands’ history with water offers a much-needed perspective on life in our new waterworld.

Featured image, of "De Sphinxen"--five residential blocks in the water of the Gooimeer lake, Huizen, designed by Neutelings Riedijk Architects--is reproduced from Sweet & Salt.

PRAISE AND REVIEWS

Architectural Record

James S Russell

Sweet & Salt is an intensely heavily visual consideration of the history, culture, and engineering of water that engages our senses and our emotions-not just our intellect-with its ravishing (and beautifully printed) photography, cartography, and art. We’re awed and enraptured by water-when we’re not fighting it off.
You will not find any hand-wringing in this volume. Sweet & Salt is a profoundly humanistic consideration of the culture of water, with, along the way, many ideas by designers about how to deal with water’s myriad challenges. Architects, planners, and landscape designers will never think of a riverbank, levee, or seashore the same way again.

Sweet & Salt

in stock  $44.95


Free Shipping

UPS GROUND IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S.
FOR CONSUMER ONLINE ORDERS

FROM THE ARTBOOK BLOG

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 2/16/2013

Sweet & Salt: Required Reading

Sweet & Salt: Required Reading

Featured image, of "De Sphinxen"—five residential blocks designed by Neutelings Riedijk Architects in the water of Gooimeer Lake, the Netherands—is reproduced from Tracy Metz and Maartje van den Heuvel's essential new study of Dutch water management, Sweet & Salt, which Michael Kimmelman calls "required reading" for anyone interested in how New York, and the world, will cope with rising waters and new weather patterns at sea level. See the full feature in this weekend's New York Times. continue to blog


FROM THE ARTBOOK BLOG

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 11/8/2012

Sweet & Salt: Water and the Dutch

Sweet & Salt: Water and the Dutch

In the October issue of Architectural Record, James S. Russell writes, "You can open Sweet & Salt to a photo of torrential water ripping through the streets of a medieval town or a golden-hued painting of a peaceful ice-covered pond just after the chilly sun has set. Is this a history, a guidebook, a cautionary tale of climate change, a dike-designer’s handbook, or an art book? In the hands of Tracy Metz, a long-time contributor to Architectural Record, and art historian Maartje van den Heuvel, it is all of the above. Sweet & Salt is an intensely heavily visual consideration of the history, culture, and engineering of water that engages our senses and our emotions—not just our intellect—with its ravishing (and beautifully printed) photography, cartography, and art… The not-so-underlying theme is of the Dutch as canaries in the global-warming coal mine. Much of Holland’s most productive land is below sea level, so the Dutch are acutely aware of subtle changes in the rivers, seas, and weather that get lost in the climactic background noise in America. After all, the nation has built its culture, government, social arrangements, and urban planning around water for hundreds of years." Inspiration lies within. Featured image, a filtering plant for drinking water designed by architect Wim Quist, is reproduced from Sweet & Salt. continue to blog


OF RELATED INTEREST

Arium: Weather & Architecture

ARIUM: WEATHER & ARCHITECTURE

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775725408 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2010
Active | In stock


Weather in the City

WEATHER IN THE CITY

Text by Sanda Lenzholer.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9789462081987 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 8/25/2015
Active | In stock


FORTHCOMING AND NEW: ARCHITECTURE

Other Space Odysseys

OTHER SPACE ODYSSEYS

By Giovanna Borasi, Mirko Zardini.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781937 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 5/1/2010
Active | In stock


Formless

FORMLESS

Edited by Garrett Ricciardi.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783467 | US $20.00

Pub Date: 11/22/2013
Active | In stock


Europe City

EUROPE CITY

By Diane Grey.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784747 | US $29.00

Pub Date: 11/25/2015
Active | In stock


The Air from Other Planets

THE AIR FROM OTHER PLANETS

By Sean Lally.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783931 | US $32.00

Pub Date: 12/13/2013
Active | In stock


Place and Displacement Exhibiting Architecture

PLACE AND DISPLACEMENT EXHIBITING ARCHITECTURE

Edited by Thordis Arrhenius.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784167 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 7/25/2014
Active | In stock


Findings on Elasticity

FINDINGS ON ELASTICITY

By Hester Aardse, Astrid Baalen.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781487 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 4/1/2010
Active | In stock


Buckminster Fuller: Ideas and Integrities

BUCKMINSTER FULLER: IDEAS AND INTEGRITIES

By R. Buckminster Fuller.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037781982 | US $29.90

Pub Date: 10/29/2009
Active | In stock


City Riffs

CITY RIFFS

By Richard Plunz.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785003 | US $29.00

Pub Date: 5/22/2017
Active | In stock


The Other

THE OTHER

By Adolf Loos.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784815 | US $38.00

Pub Date: 8/25/2016
Active | In stock


And Now Ensemble!

AND NOW ENSEMBLE!

Edited with text by Miroslav Sik. Text by Adam Caruso, Hans Kolhoff, Vittotio Magnago, Lampugnani, Quintus Miller.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783115 | US $28.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2012
Active | In stock


Ecological Urbanism

ECOLOGICAL URBANISM

Edited by Mohsen Mostafavi, Gareth Doherty.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037784679 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 6/29/2016
Active | In stock


Ethics of the Urban

ETHICS OF THE URBAN

Edited by Mohsen Mostafavi.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783818 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 4/5/2017
Active | In stock




print icon


arrow back


arrow back


ARTBOOK LOGO
 
 

the art world's source for books on art & culture

  

CUSTOMER SERVICE
orders@artbook.com
212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST

TRADE ACCOUNTS

800 338 2665

CONTACT

JOBS + INTERNSHIPS

NEW YORK
Showroom by Appointment Only
75 Broad Street, Suite 630
New York NY 10004
Tel   212 627 1999

LOS ANGELES
Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

ARTBOOK LLC
D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.


All site content Copyright C 2000-2017 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.

ARTBOOK AMPERSAT

The D.A.P. Catalog
www.artbook.com