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Architectural visions for Europe

Architectural visions for Europe

Hans Hollein, Austria : Sir Norman Foster, England : Dominique Perrault, France : Romuald Loegler, Poland : Hans-Ullrich Bitsch and Niklaus Fritschi, Germany : Matteo Thun, Italy

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Published by Vieweg in Braunschweig .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- Europe -- 20th century -- Exhibitions

    • Edition Notes

      Portions of the text in German, English, and French.

      Statementedited by Dirk Meyhöfer ; [Katalogbuch zum gleichnamigen Architekten-Workshop und zur entsprechenden Ausstellung, die 1994 und 1995 in Berlin, Warschau, München, Wien, Paris, Mailand, Rotterdam und auf der Architekturbiennale von Venedig gezeigt wird] ; [Übersetzungen, Françoise Dimanche (französich), Christina Rathgeber (englisch)].
      GenreExhibitions.
      ContributionsHollein, Hans, 1934-, Meyhöfer, Dirk.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA958 .A73 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination143 p. :
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL928926M
      ISBN 103528081082
      LC Control Number95228764

      His extensively published, sun-kissed brand of photography made him a critical Architectural visions for Europe book to domestic design culture from the s into the s. Not long after that, Latin American representatives controlled the most important seats of power within the organization. Along with designs meant to inspire future hemispheric enthusiasts, architects also projected the notion of a model Pan-American subject, and imagined personification of the history, cultural practices, and attitudes that Pan-American enthusiasts had deduced were "essential" characteristics of the nations of Latin America. Leisure travel and recreational programs emerged around the same time, taking the form of road races along the Pan-American Highway, the Carrera Panamericana, founded inand the Pan-American Sporting Games scheduled to be held inbut not inaugurated in Buenos Aires, Argentina, until Fig. During the last few years we have expanded to include architectural tour opportunities in many more cities in Europe.

      As architects navigated these complex cultural formations, they translated what they understood as "cultural imperatives" into built form with the careful selection of architectural styles, iconography, symbols, and theatrical devices. What better way to travel between these cities than by rail? Take your eyes off the cathedral for just a minute to walk among the medieval timber-framed houses that line the maze of streets in the Petite France area of Grand Ile. Criticism of U.

      This room included a stained-glass window depicting two slaves carrying baskets of cotton on their heads see Figure E. Copenhagen is well-linked as a rail hub. The images are explanations, metaphors, foundations, memories and intentions. This conference led to the founding in of the Commercial Bureau of American Republics, an organization constantly restructured and renamed through the mids. This was especially true of the European, Latin American, and Russian design submissions. Book early.


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Criticism of U. As the first book to present a comprehensive history of Pan-American architecture, this work sits at the intersection of American and Latin American studies, the study of American architecture, the nascent field of hemispheric cultural studies, and political and diplomatic histories.

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Through its own particular way of expressing valuesarchitecture can stimulate and influence social life without presuming that, in and of itself, it will promote social development.

The concept's diverse interpretations have invited many to participate, broadening the notion of a Pan-American identity.

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Minoan buildings often had flat, tiled roofs; plasterwood or Architectural visions for Europe book floors, and stood two to three stories high. A number of U. Poland is now included on the Eurail Pass, and Krakow is well connected by rail to Wroclaw, Warsaw, and other cities.

Harrison points out that even today many still regard the projection of unity as an illogical assumption. The poet Muna Lee is a perfect example, given her desire to identify a Pan-American character in her writings and lifestyle.

This neglected chapter of American architecture also sheds light on an evolving Pan-American built environment that still exists today, with each new project extending this century-long interest in giving a physical form to Pan-America. The endeavor turned out to be one of the most successful feats of urban planning in American history.

Though divine wisdom still presided over human affairs, the living rituals of Architectural visions for Europe book civilizations had become inscribed in space, in the paths that wound towards the acropolis for example.

Brazil's tropical world was framed not by banana leaves and barefoot natives but by a sweeping ramp and a screened and fluid modernist structure on concrete pilotis.

Along with the historical themes and multiple styles of architecture used to create this imaginary heritage came hierarchical designations and stereotypes. Where possible, he shoots homeowners in living rooms, kitchens, and offices.

This previously unpublished material is the basis for the publication. The notion of style in the arts was not developed until the 16th century, with the writing of Vasari. To satisfy the contemporary ethos a building should be constructed in a manner which is environmentally friendly in terms of the production of its materials, its impact upon the natural and built environment of its surrounding area and the demands that it makes upon non-sustainable power sources for heating, cooling, water and waste management, and lighting.

It has picturesque fortifications and over 3 km of walls with 52 towers! Other conditions also inspired the title, as seen when El Heraldo de Brownsville noted in"The extreme southern position of the Brownsville airport weather station, located here at the 'gateway of the Americas,' puts it in an advantageous position for the collection of aerological and surface reports.

This general movement of the known world inaugurated the possibility of the idea of a Pan-American identity: that is to say, a sense of a shared and restricted life experience lived on a commonly possessed territory and within a set of trans-temporal and trans-individual cultural parameters.

Not long after that, Latin American representatives controlled the most important seats of power within the organization. What People are Saying About This Vittorio Magnago Lampugnani Professor Moravanszky's book is one of those rare scholarly works that stem from personal experience and concern, but succeed in illuminating general issues.

Greek architecture was typically made of stone. Mounted on a simple stone base, they were topped with a pillow-like, round capital.

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Over Architectural visions for Europe book next two decades, its private and public sectors built new housing, offices, and public spaces. Architectural visions for Europe book United States' appropriation of the concept did not occur until the late s, when officials embraced it as an ideological instrument to facilitate the nation's political and commercial ambitions.

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