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Sauerbruch Hutton: Colour in Architecture

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ISBN 10: 3942405385 / ISBN 13: 9783942405386
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Title: Sauerbruch Hutton: Colour in Architecture

Publisher: Distanz

Binding: Hardcover

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2012. Bilingual. Hardcover. Num Pages: 285 pages, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: AM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 323 x 242 x 36. Weight in Grams: 2074. 285 pages, illustrations. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: AM. Dimension: 323 x 242 x 36. Weight: 2074. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9783942405386

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Synopsis: Sauerbruch and Hutton are unique among contemporary architects in their redefinition of colour as an essential material of architecture. The polychromatic treatment of their buildings created over the past twenty years reflect and concentrate the colours, forms and energies of the contemporary city. Simultaneously image and sculpture, ornament and text, they allow the complex technical reality of a building to disappear behind a powerful aesthetic experience. Beside Sauerbruch Hutton's renowned buildings such as the GSW Headquarters in Berlin, the Federal Environmental Agency Dessau or Munich's Brandhorst Museum, this book also shows their more recent work. Highlighting the sensual force of colour, Noshe's vibrant photographs reveal the architects' search for the expression of an architecture of sustainability that transcends both technical perfection and energy-efficient performance. Words by Jonathan Glancey, Louisa Hutton and Matthias Sauerbruch complement the photographs.

From the Inside Flap: This book shows Saurbruch Hutton's renownded buildngs such as the GSW Headquarters in Berlin and Munich's Brandhorst Museum as well as their more recent work. The vibrant photographs found within reveal the architects' sensual use of colour and their search for the expression of an arthictecture of sustainability that transcends both technical perfection and energy-efficient performance.

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