INNOVATIVE COMPILATION OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN
STRIKING ANALOGIES OF THEMES AND METHODS IN THE WORK OF 55 RENOWNED ARCHITECTS
LAVISHLY ILLUSTRATED SELECTION OF BUILDINGS AND CHAIRS
What is it that distinguishes a chair designed by an architect? Why is it so tempting for an architect to have a chair in his or her portfolio? Chairs by Architects answers these and many other questions to show how qualities in the buildings by featured architects are also evident in their chair design.The list of fifty- five renowned architects includes names like Santiago Calatrava, Zaha Hadid, Ron Arad, Walter Gropius, Frank Gehry, Oscar Niemeyer or Daniel Libeskind, to mention but a few. The selection not only embraces many iconic buildings and chair designs, but also features numerous recent examples in both fields. The profiles are accompanied by insightful interviews investigating the subject from various perspectives: design, manufacturing, selling, collecting and on preserving.
210 x 260 mm (81⁄4 x 101⁄4 in)
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