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Gregotti and Associates : The Architecture of Urban Landscape - Guido Morpurgo

Gregotti and Associates

The Architecture of Urban Landscape

Hardcover

Published: 1st July 2014
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This volume, thoroughly illustrated with drawings and photographs, profiles a selection of works and projects developed between 2008 and 2013 by Vittorio Gregotti, one of the world's leading architects and designer, and his studio. The projects are collected and grouped into three main geographical areas - Northern Africa, China, and Europe - and are analysed and described in detail in terms of being part of an overarching conception of landscape or urban architecture.

Plans for new cities in Algeria, Egypt and China and the occasions for changing European contexts are described in projects for public buildings in urban and territorial scale. Critical texts of presentation of geographic areas and a detailed illustrated register summarize the entire course of study through 60 years of activity.

About the Author

Guido Morpurgo was educated at the Polytechnic University of Milan. He joined Gregotti Associati in 2000 and was named a partner in 2002. He is the principal overseer of the firm's projects in the Shanghai area, most notably Pujiang.

"A comprehensive summary of Vittorio Gregotti's entire career."" -Domus"

ISBN: 9780847842841
ISBN-10: 0847842843
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st July 2014
Publisher: UNIVERSE BOOKS
Dimensions (cm): 30.0 x 24.0  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.57