Olgiati Lecture: A Lecture by Valerio Olgiati

Olgiati Lecture: A Lecture by Valerio Olgiati

by Valerio Olgiati (Editor)


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Olgiati Lecture: A Lecture by Valerio Olgiati by Valerio Olgiati

The Graubünden-based architect Valerio Olgiati has become well-known outside Switzerland for such buildings as his school building in Paspels and the Atelier Bardill in Scharans, but not least for his Yellow House and his studio in Flims. In the form of a wellillustrated essay, the architect explains how he develops his projects, the parameters that influence his design process, and the intellectual context from which he works. In a reduced, clear language this iconographic autobiography offers a very personal view of the Valerio Olgiati’s activity and of his selfimage as an architect, thus supplementing with a personal statement the earlier publication DADO.
Text and images complement each other to create a narrative thread that offers informative insights into the architect’s intellectual and visual imagination and expands our understanding of Olgiati’s oeuvre.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783034607834
Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag
Publication date: 12/14/2011
Pages: 108
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Valerio Olgiati
studierte Architektur an der ETH Zürich, arbeitete als Architekt in Los Angeles, seit 1996 eigenes Architekturbüro, zunächst in Zürich, seit 2008 in Flims. Er untersichtete als Gastprofessor an der ETH Zürich, an der AA London und an der Cornell University, New York. Seit 2002 ist er Professor an der Accademia die architettura in Mendrisio, von Herbst 2009 bis Frühjahr 2010 führte er in Harvard den Kenzo Tange-Chair. Im Herbst 2011hielt er Vorlesungen an der Tokio University.

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