A+U 601 Valerio Olgiati – Non-Referential Architecture

ISBN: 9784900212565

35.00

The magazine’s second monograph dedicated to Swiss architect Valerio Olgiati, whose buildings can be typified by their “non-referential” character. It includes an essay by Olgiati and Mark Breitschmid, as well as a short piece by Go Hasegawa that engages the reader’s senses in an intimate encounter with Villa Além, designed by Olgiati in Portugal. The issue introduces a total of fifteen diverse works, each accompanied by textured drawings and a text by the architect, who is considered to operate in a cultural rather than political manner. Among these are Pearling Site in Bahrain, Torre San Felipe in Lima, the Céline flagship store in Miami, and Zurich’s School Building Schauenberg.

160 pages, ills colour & bw, 22 x 29 cm, pb, Japanese/English

Weight 1 kg
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Year

2020

Pages

160

Size

Cover

Paperback

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,

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Description

Description

The magazine’s second monograph dedicated to Swiss architect Valerio Olgiati, whose buildings can be typified by their “non-referential” character. It includes an essay by Olgiati and Mark Breitschmid, as well as a short piece by Go Hasegawa that engages the reader’s senses in an intimate encounter with Villa Além, designed by Olgiati in Portugal. The issue introduces a total of fifteen diverse works, each accompanied by textured drawings and a text by the architect, who is considered to operate in a cultural rather than political manner. Among these are Pearling Site in Bahrain, Torre San Felipe in Lima, the Céline flagship store in Miami, and Zurich’s School Building Schauenberg.

CONTENTS

  • Essay: Non-Referential Architecture / Ideated by Valerio Olgiati, Written by Markus Breitschmid
  • Pearling Site
  • Baloise Park C
  • Torre San Felipe
  • Lützowufer Residential Building
  • University Campus SUPSI
  • School Building Schauenberg
  • Céline Flagship Store
  • Apartment for an Undisclosed Fashion Designer in Paris
  • House in Laax
  • Villa Além
  • La Mas
  • House for a Priest
  • Pero Cuco
  • Experience of Space – Venice Biennale 2018
  • Cassons Cableway
  • Essay: Architecture that Stimulates Thought / Go Hasegawa
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