Crucial Words: Conditions for Contemporary Architecture

Crucial Words: Conditions for Contemporary Architecture

Gert Wingårdh, Rasmus Wærn

The stipulations during which present-day structure is produced are partially neighborhood and singular and partially international and common. realizing modern structure skill knowing all of those elements. What are the pivotal themes?

Gert Wingårdh and Rasmus Wærn, Swedenâs such a lot lively architect and its best-known structure critic, requested themselves this query and made a range of roughly fifty phrases and ideas, together with Branding, Collaborators, company, hope, destiny, daily, decoration, and Wheelchair. the result's a truly particular dictionary with funny illustrations and unique articles by means of fascinating protagonists corresponding to Denise Scott Brown, Kenneth Frampton, Massimiliano Fuksas, Hans Ibelings, Peter Blundell Jones, Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Juhani Pallasmaa, Joseph Rykwert, Jaime Salazar, Axel Sowa, and Wilfried Wang. a distinct spotlight is the textual content by means of Nobel laureate Ohran Pamuk.

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