Diederendirrix Architects

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Based in Eindhoven, in the southern Netherlands, diederendirrix architects, run by Paul Diederen and Bert Dirrix, has worked on the transformation of large industrial buildings, collaborated on sports- and theater- building projects and studied unusual residential typologies in urban areas. This volume presents a comprehensive overview of the partners' work of the past decade. Architecture critic Hans Ibelings outlines the office's unorthodox approach to the design process: two teams work alongside each other on ...
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Overview

Based in Eindhoven, in the southern Netherlands, diederendirrix architects, run by Paul Diederen and Bert Dirrix, has worked on the transformation of large industrial buildings, collaborated on sports- and theater- building projects and studied unusual residential typologies in urban areas. This volume presents a comprehensive overview of the partners' work of the past decade. Architecture critic Hans Ibelings outlines the office's unorthodox approach to the design process: two teams work alongside each other on separate projects, maintaining the flexibility to join forces midstream. Diederen and Dirrix's individual bodies of work--which contain fascinating parallels--are examined in a series of essays, and each partner voices his take on the state of contemporary architecture and culture in general.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789056626624
  • Publisher: NAi Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/1/2009
  • Edition description: Bilingual
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 9.40 (w) x 11.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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