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Edited By Balling, Hans and Madsen,Anders Klinkby
182pp.
University Press of Southern Denmark, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8778386799
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Inventory #17615
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Lange, Ralf
This book features text in English and Spanish. In 2000, the Autostadt, a show park for the Volkswagen group and its subsidiaries from Seat via Audi to Bentley and Lamborghini, opened in Wolfsburg. Alfredo Arribas designed the Seat Pavilion, and has brought off the brilliant trick of making an essentially reticent building into the focal point of the Autostadt. The structure is like a snail shell, forbidding and closed with the exception of a band of windows that seems to rise directly out of the surface of the lake on the Autostadt site. The irregular curve of the ground plan is reminiscent of a leaf or other forms borrowed from nature. Access is via two elegant ramps floating over the water and the site and thrusting straight into the centre of the pavilion: a homage to the old master, Le Corbusier. And then inside we are confronted with a surprise-packed exhibition landscape: a dazzling synthesis of acoustic and visual impressions that cast their spell over visitors as they walk round. Alfredo Arribas was a provocative newcomer on the architectural scene in Barcelona in the late eighties and is now an international success. He was probably predestined for this job like no other architect. He showed a highly personal flair for presenting spaces and goods from the outset, attracting early attention with his designs for discotheques and bars like the enormous Louie Vega (1988) discotheque, or the Torres de Avila (1990). The expressive tower for the Marugame Hirai Museum (1993) is also part of this creative phase, where forms did not necessarily have to be justified by functional logic. But Arribas' architecture changed into its business suit for the very next commissions. For example, even bankers in their pin-stripe suits feel perfectly at home in the cafeteria he designed for Norman Foster's Commerzbank headquarters in Frankfurt. Arribas is working on two large projects at present: a family entertainment centre in Bari and the Cite des Musiques Vivantes in Montlucon. 49pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 3930698447
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Inventory #20036
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.45 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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8 pages.Front cover slightly marked.
Galerie Internationale, 1964, Card Covers, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: . . Catalogue. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #26551
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Atkinson, Clarissa W.; Buchanan, Constance H.; Miles, Margaret R.
Previous owner's signature on ffep.Some underlining. 328pp.
Crucible, 1987, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First UK Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0850306027
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Inventory #28961
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Woofter, Bob
255pp.
Whitehorse Press, 2010, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Second Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781884313837
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Inventory #23070
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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