Haus Rauch / The Rauch House: Ein Modell Moderner Lehmarchitektur / A Model of Advanced Clay Architecture

Overview

Martin Rauch’s new residence in Schlins (Vorarlberg) built in collaboration with Zurich architect Roger Boltshauser is a striking example of how an archaic building technique can be used in a contemporary manner. The book documents the development of this unique house made out of clay and provides practical knowledge on clay construction and its special ecological, organic, and aesthetic qualities.
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Overview

Martin Rauch’s new residence in Schlins (Vorarlberg) built in collaboration with Zurich architect Roger Boltshauser is a striking example of how an archaic building technique can be used in a contemporary manner. The book documents the development of this unique house made out of clay and provides practical knowledge on clay construction and its special ecological, organic, and aesthetic qualities.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783038211969
  • Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag
  • Publication date: 10/28/2014
  • Language: German
  • Pages: 176

Meet the Author

Otto Kapfinger studierte Architektur an der Technischen Universität Wien und ist heute freiberuflich tätiger Architekturforscher und -kritiker. Er ist Rezensent der Tageszeitung „Die Presse“, Autor und Kurator zahlreicher Publikationen und Ausstellungen zur Architektur des 20. Jahrhunderts in Österreich. Axel Simon studierte Architektur in Düsseldorf und Berlin sowie Geschichte und Theorie der Architektur in Zürich. Tätigkeit als Architekt in Deutschland und der Schweiz. 1999-2005 arbeitete er als Entwurfsassistent an der ETH Zürich. Seit 2000 schreibt er als freier Architekturkritiker für verschiedene Tageszeitungen sowie für Fachzeitschriften und -bücher in der Schweiz und Europa (www.architekturtexte.ch). Roger Boltshauser studierte Architektur an der HAT Luzern und der ETH Zürich. 1996 gründete er in Zürich Boltshauser Architekten. Er lehrt Entwurf an der Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW) in Chur und dem Chur Institute of Architecture (CIA). Martin Rauch zählt in Europa zu den Pionieren der technischen und künstlerischen Aktualisierung traditioneller Lehmbauweisen. Sein besonderes Interesse gilt der Stampflehmtechnik. 1999 gründete er die Lehm Ton Erde, Baukunst GmbH in Schlins/Vorarlberg.
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