The Reichstag

The Reichstag

by Norman Foster, Chris Abel
     
 

In the 1990s Norman Foster transformed Berlin's Reichstag from a historical symbol of Germany's defeat and division to an architectural beacon for twenty-first century democracy, as can be seen in this generously illustrated book. This book introduces readers to one of Europe's iconic buildings and documents its rehabilitation by Foster + Partners through

Overview

In the 1990s Norman Foster transformed Berlin's Reichstag from a historical symbol of Germany's defeat and division to an architectural beacon for twenty-first century democracy, as can be seen in this generously illustrated book. This book introduces readers to one of Europe's iconic buildings and documents its rehabilitation by Foster + Partners through full-color photographs, plans, and sketches, along with informative essays. The new Reichstag's cutting-edge and environmentally sustainable features; the preservation of its historic details; and the cupola's new identity as an urban landmark are all discussed in the book, confirming Foster's innovative vision.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783791345895
Publisher:
Prestel Publishing
Publication date:
01/11/2012
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
17 Years

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