An amazing collection of architecture that can be moved.Full-color photos, fl oor plans, and commentary for each project.Unique, insightful, cutting-edge.From the foldable home to blow-up shelters, a daring spirit pervades each project in this collection. Award-winning architects from around the globe contributed their fi nest work in portable architecture—some shelters designed for low-impact living, some for special uses, some for short-term and long-term housing or other purposes, some for those wishing to lead a nomadic lifestyle. Imaginative, provocative, the results push the envelope of what most Americans and architects think of as “architecture.” All projects are illustrated with full-color photographs, fl oor plans, and commentary from the creators. Portable Architecture is sure to be an endless source of inspiration for urban planners, architects, and anyone interested in thinking outside the box.
Pilar Echavarria, she is a Colombian architect specialised on ephemeral architecture, urban design and scenographies for theatre and dance. She has been working and investigating the latest trends and theories on portable architecture. She currently lives in India although heroriginates in Canada, Germany, Spain…
300 pages, 220 color ills, 45b&w plans & drawings / 22,5 x 22,5 cm / English