O presente livro pretende analisar obras de diferentes profissionais que tiveram como desafio criar uma arquitetura ecológica, sem necessidade de selos que possam encarecer o produto final ou mediação mediática. O estudo desses projectos tem como objetivo proporcionar à sociedade as bases e caracter..
O Atlas de arquitetura ecológica apresenta 70 projetos de destaque dedicados à arquitetura sustentável, mostrando-nos desde designs bioclimáticos essenciais a complexas soluções relacionadas com as novas tecnologias e com orçamentos elevados. Ao longo dos vários capitulos, o livro apresenta sete tip..
The pioneering project that brought modernism to the masses
The Case Study House program (1945–1966) was an exceptional, innovative, and unique event in the history of American architecture. Concentrated on the Los Angeles area, the program oversaw the design of 36 prototype homes, and sought..
One day, Ferdinand Cheval, a French postman, came across a stone at Hauterives near Lyon, and was fascinated by its strange, evocative shape. He spent the next three decades collecting stones, shells, and fossils, and used them to build the Palais ideal. Cheval's palace is one of many works of archi..
The quintessential California Modernist
"The continual refinement of human knowledge of the body and soul came to be one and the same thing for me, and the architecture of human living space its most necessary application and valuation." — Richard Neutra
Born and raised in Vienna, Ric..
"Each age must create its own architecture out of its own technology and one which is expressive of its own Zeitgeist—the spirit of the time." — Eero Saarinen
Eero Saarinen (1910-1961) was one of the 20th century's great visionaries, both in the fields of furniture d..