Civic Builders / Edition 1

Civic Builders / Edition 1

by Charles Jencks, Coleman Coker, Curtis W. Fentress, Donlyn Lyndon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471498769

ISBN-13: 9780471498766

Pub. Date: 08/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Civic Builders is the latest edition in the successful Builders Series, and contains international coverage of government buildings and city halls.
Commencing with an introduction on the history of civic buildings, this volume goes on to showcase 30 contemporary case studies by world renown architects,
including Foster and Partners, Richard Meir and Helmut

Overview

Civic Builders is the latest edition in the successful Builders Series, and contains international coverage of government buildings and city halls.
Commencing with an introduction on the history of civic buildings, this volume goes on to showcase 30 contemporary case studies by world renown architects,
including Foster and Partners, Richard Meir and Helmut Jahn. Each project is fully illustrated by the incorporation of texts, plans and photos of civic buildings.
Civic Builders stands alone in its study of contemporary civic buildings and provides vital information and inspiration for architects and engineers involved in this building type.

The first book to focus entirely on contemporary civic buildings.
Features works by a wide selection of architects, from the world renowned to the little known.
Each project is covered comprehensively with text, plans drawings and photographs
Invaluable source of information and inspiration for architects and engineers involved in the design of civic buildings

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471498766
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Series:
Builders Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
10.16(w) x 12.34(h) x 1.04(d)

Table of Contents

CURTIS W. FENTRESS, FAIA, RIBA: INTRODUCTION -
CIVIC EXUBERANCE.

ROBERT CAMPBELL, FAIA: BARBARIANS STRIP THE PALACE.

DONLYN LYNDON, FAIA: MAKING CIVIC PLACES THREE TALES FROM CALIFORNIA.

JOHN MORRIS DIXON, FAIA: FORMS OF GOVERNMENT.

CHARLES JENCKS: OPEN GOVERNMENT IN A CYNICAL AGE.

COLEMAN COKER: CIVIC FUTURE.

ALVAR AALTO: SÄYNÄTSALO TOWN HALL AND LIBRARY, Säynätsalo, Finland.

VILJO REVELL: TORONTO CITY HALL, Toronto, Canada.

KALLMANN MCKINNELL & KNOWLES: BOSTON CITY HALL, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

I.M PEI & PARTNERS: DALLAS CITY HALL, Dallas, Texas, USA.

RAFAEL MONEO: LOGROÑO TOWN HALL, Logroño, Spain.

MICHAEL GRAVES & ASSOCIATES: PORTLAND PUBLIC SERVICES BUILDING, Portland, Oregon, USA.

MURPHY/JAHN: JAMES R. THOMPSON CENTER, Chicago, Illinois.

JONES & KIRKLAND: MISSISSAUGA CITY HALL, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

MITCHELL/GIURGOLA & THORP ARCHITECTS (MGT): PARLIAMENT HOUSE, Canberra, Australia.

DIAMOND AND SCHMITT ARCHITECTS INCORPORATED: NEWCASTLE TOWN HALL, Newcastle, Ontario, Canada.

CHARLES MOORE/URBAN INNOVATIONS GROUP: BEVERLY HILLS CIVIC CENTER EXPANSION, Beverly Hills, California, USA.

ARTHUR ERICKSON ARCHITECTS: FRESNO CITY HALL, Fresno, California, USA.

KENZO TANGE: TOKYO CITY HALL, Tokyo, Japan.

MICHAEL GRAVES & ASSOCIATES: ONJUKU TOWN HALL, Onjuku, Japan.

DIAMOND AND SCHMITT ARCHITECTS INCORPORATED: JERUSALEM CITY HALL, Jerusalem, Israel.

ADRIEN FAINSILBER: LA FLÊCHE TOWN HALL, La Flêche, France.

MOSHE SAFDIE: OTTAWA CITY HALL, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

ALSOP ARCHITECTS: LES BOUCHES DU RHÔNE REGIONAL GOVERNMENT BUILDING, Marseille, France.

ARCHITEKTURBÜRO BOLLES+WILSON + PARTNER: WLV GMBH OFFICE BUILDING, Münster, Germany.

FENTRESS BRADBURN: CLARK COUNTY GOVERNMENT CENTER, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

RICHARD MEIER: HAGUE CITY HALL AND LIBRARY, The Hague, Netherlands.

CHARLES CORREA: VIDHAN BHAVAN, STATE ASSEMBLY, Bhopal, India.

LOG ID: BGW (HEALTH SERVICES AND WELFARE CARE) OFFICE BUILDING, Dresden, Germany.

LUSCHER & PARTNERS BAC MORGES: CANTON OF VAUD ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING, Morges, Switzerland.

FENTRESS BRADBURN: CITY OF OAKLAND ADMINISTRATION BUILDINGS, Oakland, California, USA.

KOHN PEDERSEN FOX: PROVINCIEHUIS, The Hague, Netherlands.

RAFAEL MONEO: MURCIA TOWN HALL EXTENSION, Murcia, Spain.

PAREDES PEDROSA: VALDEMAQUEDA TOWN HALL, Valdemaqueda, Spain.

ARCHITECTURE-STUDIO PARIS: EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, Strasbourg, France.

FOSTER AND PARTNERS: THE NEW GERMAN PARLIAMENT/REICHSTAG, Berlin, Germany.

VENTURI, SCOTT BROWN AND ASSOCIATES: LA HAUTE-GARONNE REGIONAL GOVERNMENT BUILDING, Toulouse, France.

SADAR VUGA ARHITEKTI: CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY OF SLOVENIA, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

AXEL SCHULTES AND CHARLOTTE FRANK: BERLIN CHANCELLERY, Berlin, Germany.

BASSETTI ARCHITECTS AND BOHLIN CYWINSKI JACKSON: SEATTLE CIVIC CENTER, CITY HALL, Seattle, Washington, USA.

NBBJ: SEATTLE CIVIC CENTER, JUSTICE CENTER, Seattle, Washington, USA.

GUSTAFSON PARTNERS AND SWIFT & COMPANY: SEATTLE CIVIC CENTER, CIVIC PLAZA, Seattle, Washington, USA.

FENTRESS BRADBURN: CITY OF SACRAMENTO ADMINISTRATIVE BUILDING, Sacramento, California, USA.

KOHN PEDERSEN FOX: CYPRUS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, Nicosia, Cyprus.

ANTOINE PREDOCK: AUSTIN CITY HALL, Austin, Texas, USA.

RICHARD MEIER & PARTNERS: SAN JOSE CIVIC CENTER, San Jose, California, USA.

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