BUILDINGS AND PROJECTS

PUBLISHER
Hatje Cantz

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 9.75 x 12 in. / 160 pgs / 50 color and 50 bw.

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Catalog: FALL 2006 p. 67   

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Luminous Buildings

Night Architecture

Edited by Marion Ackermann and Dietrich Neumann. Essays by Hollis Clayson, Jean-Louis Cohen, Julian LaVerdiere, Thomas van Leeuwen, Dietrich Neumann, Simone Schimpf and Wolf Tegethoff.

At the 1889 World's Fair in Paris, the newly erected Eiffel Tower became one of the first icons of illuminated architecture, a nocturnal "lighthouse." It was not until decades later, in the 1920s, when a building's evening fa¡ade became a central issue for residential and commercial architects, who began to look for avant-garde and aesthetically striking ways to light up their ever-taller works in all the major cities of the world. Both European and American architects wanted to distance their buildings from the garish electric signage that had come to dominate the street-level cityscape, so they worked with more delicately colored floodlights. Contemporary architects use many of the same techniques today, aided by technological advances that allow them to be implemented in particularly dramatic ways. Among the international roster of buildings considered here, American subjects include Holabird and Root's 1930 LaSalle-Wacker Building in Chicago and Renzo Piano's New York Times Tower, scheduled for completion this year. Luminous Buildings: Night Architecture opens a dialogue on the often overlooked but exciting connections between architecture, technology and light, offering points of reference in historical buildings and utopias, more recent designs, paintings and photographs of nighttime facades, and scholarly texts.
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LE CORBUSIER: THE CHAPEL OF NOTRE-DAME DU HAUT AT RONCHAMP

Contributions by Maria Antoinetta Crippa.

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IMPLICATE & EXPLICATE

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LE CORBUSIER'S PAVILION FOR ZURICH

By Catherine Dumont d'Ayot.

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ISBN: 9783037783054
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Tumult and Order

TUMULT AND ORDER

By Antonio Foscari.

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IMPERFECT HEALTH

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TORRE DAVID

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By Giulia Foscari.

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