Interdisciplinary Architecture / Edition 1

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Takes a holistic view of the design of our environment, coveringhistorical precedents, contemporary developments, and possiblefuture trends.
* Comprehensively illustrated with many lavish photographs, as wellas plans and drawings.
* Material draws information from cutting-edge articles and ideas.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471498070
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/28/2001
  • Series: Architectural Design Compilation Series, #3
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 10.33 (w) x 12.28 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Meet the Author

NICOLETTA TRASI was born in Rome, Italy in 1963, and graduated inArchitecture at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza' where sheobtained a PhD in Architectural Composition (Theories ofArchitecture). Since 1990 she has been involved in researchactivities in France, obtaining the CEAA specialisation (Certificatd'É tudes Approfondies en Architecture) in Theories ofArchitecture, and a DEA (Diplô me d'É tudesApprofondies) at the Sorbonne University in Paris where she hasundertaken studies for a PhD in the History of Contemporary Art.She is now a lecturer at the faculty of Architecture in Rome andcollaborates with the University of Pescara, whilst continuing inarchitectural practice. The author of numerous articles and essays,her most recent publication (in collaboration with Paola Misino) isAndré Wogenscky, Raisons profondes de la forme published byLe Moniteur.

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Table of Contents

Interdisciplinary Architecture (Nicoletta Trasi).

Transgressions (Robert Maxwell).

Art and Architecture (Clare Melhuish).

Architectural Guilt (Neil Spiller).

Art Concept, Architectural Process (Michael Spens).

Frames of Mind (Will Alsop).

Buildings which depict a Better World A Critique of Harry Gilonis(O M Ungers and Ian Hamilton Finlay).

Interviewed by Elsa Laaksonen (James Turrell).

Art and Architecture (Pawson Williams Architects).

Art and Architecture (Cezary M Bednarski and Peter Fink).

Leeds Chinese Community Centre (Bauman Lyons Architects).

Little Differences Christ Church Picture Gallery, Oxford (RichardWentworth).

Colour in the Looking Glass (Tom Porter).

Reading Form and Space: the Role of Colour in the City (GalenMinah).

Colour in the City (Cliff Moughtin, Taner Oc and StevenTiesdell).

Seeing Colour (Michael Lancaster).

Designing with Colour (Cesar Pelli).

San Antonio Library, San Antonio, Texas Solana, Dallas, Texas(Legorreta Architects).

Museum of Ancielnt Arles, Arles, France (Henri Ciriani).

Vitra International Headquarters, Basel, Switzerland (Frank OGehry).

Museum of Science and Industry, Tampa, Florida (AntoinePeacock).

Chiat/Day Building, Venice, California (Frank Gehry incollaboration with Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen).

Towards the Perfected Office (Charles Jencks).

The Myth of LA and the Reinvention of the City (JamesSteele).

The Pop and the Popular at Disney (Tobert A M Stern).

Some Thoughts on Pop and Permanent Architecture (MarkFisher).

Tracing Architecture (Nikos Georgiadis).

'Unfinished Buildings' (Necdet Teymur).

The Spatial Model of the Labyrinth (Philippos Oreopoulos).

The Sense of Touch (Richard Sennett).

Citizens as Therapists (Andrew Samuels).

In the Street of the Philhellenes (Andreas Empirikos).

A Shadow in the Crowd (Pavel Bü chler).

Discourse, Figure: Digression on the Lack of Reality(Jean-Franç ois Lyotard).

Space-Time and the Politics of Location (Doreen Massey).

Uninflection and Stubborn Architecture (Roger Connah).

The Greenhouse Fragment, Terrasson Lavilledieu, Dordogne, France(Ian Ritchie Architects).

Villa Malraux Artists' Residences and Studios, Maido Road, ReunionIsland Museum and Memorial, Soweto, South Africa (Franç oisRoche).

Housing Proposal, Palmdale, California (Janek Bielski).

Urbanite Light, Helsinki (Livady Architects).

Patkau Architects (Jim Taggart).

High Sierras Cabins, Hope Valley, California (JonesPartners).

Zimmer Stair, University of Cincinnati, Ohio (JonesPartners).

Castle Walkways, Castelldefels, Barcelona (Lapeñ a-TorresTur).

Ski + Skurf Cable Ski Kiosk, Bli Bli, Australia (ClareDesign).

Chromata, Apartments and Swimming Pool, Imerovigli, Santorini(Antithesis Architecture).

Black Stone Terrace, Apartments, Swimming Pools and Spa,Imerovigli, Santorini (Antithesis Architecture).

'At the Same Place': The New Acropolis Museum, Athens (NikosGeorgiadis).

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