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This book serves as a sequel to the recently reprinted "Cedric Price: The Square Book" (Wiley-Academy, 2003), first published by the Architectural Association in 1984 to document the work of Cedric Price Architects from the time the practice was established in 1960. "Cedric Price: Opera" presents a carefully edited selectio n of chiefly unpublished work carried out by the office between 1985 and 2002. Having secured his place as arguably the most remarkable, innovative, visionary and influential architect alive today with iconic projects such as The Fun Palace and Potteries Thinkbelt and built projects such as London Zoo's Aviary and the Interaction Centre, all appearing in the first book, Price's thesis of an "anticipatory architecture" is developed here through projects that are wide-ranging in scale, from enigmatic urban plans for Strasbourg to Christmas decorations in Oxford Street, London. All demand that society (including its architects) commit to "thinking the unimaginable" and learn to utilise "time" as its most treasured design tool. Price tackles his subject and profession with a wit that can only come from a seriousness of approach and absolute belief in and fondness for humans and human nature. He says, "It is vital to see where architecture "isn't" needed." "Cedric Price: Opera" is about the work and a way of working which enthusiastically and tirelessly challenges our preconceptions of what is commonly known as 'architecture'. It may be used as a reference book of possibilities. Contributions from colleagues within and outside of the profession describe aspects of Price's method, serving to illuminate the continued and future relevance of his ideas. Charting works from 1984 to the present this book features Price's original drawings for some 45 projects, many of which are annotated with incisive observations on the subject of architecture and its impact on human beings and the environment. Alongside Price's own writings the book includes texts by ten invited contributors from the fields of architecture, architectural history and research, theatre, film and politics, and shorter comments from others (including Will


Categoría: Arquitectos españoles

Detalles de CEDRIC PRICE: OPERA

Editorial

LEA

Lenguage

INGLÉS

ISBN

9780470848753

Fecha publicación

2003

Autor

SAMANTHA HARDINGHAM


6 reviews para CEDRIC PRICE: OPERA

  1. comment1

    GRACIAS!

  2. comment2

    Que bien que lo he encontrado, el próximo fin de semana me lo empiezo a leer seguro :)

  3. comment3

    ¿Cómo se descarga? No lo encuentro :S

  4. comment4

    Fácil de descargar pero un poco molesto lo de tener que registrarse...

  5. comment5

    Me ha gustado mucho este libro, se lo recomiendo a todo el mundo!

  6. comment6

    Lo tuve en físico hace tiempo y lo perdí, tenía ganas de releerlo pero no quería volver a pagar ¡gracias!

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