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The Resource The architecture of art museums : a decade of design : 2000-2010, Ronnie Self

The architecture of art museums : a decade of design : 2000-2010, Ronnie Self

Label
The architecture of art museums : a decade of design : 2000-2010
Title
The architecture of art museums
Title remainder
a decade of design : 2000-2010
Statement of responsibility
Ronnie Self
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"As a building type, art museums are unparalleled for the opportunities they provide for architectural investigation and experimentation. They are frequently key components of urban revitalization and often push the limits of building technology. Art museums are places of pleasure, education and contemplation. They are remarkable by their prominence and sheer quantity, and their lessons are useful for all architects and for all building types. This book provides explicit and comprehensive coverage of the most important museums built in the first ten years of the 21st Century in the United States and Europe. By dissecting and analysing each case, Ronnie Self allows the reader to get under the skin of each design and fully understand the process behind these remarkable buildings. Richly designed with full technical illustrations and sections the book includes the work of Tadao Ando, Zaha Hadid, Peter Cook & Colin Fournier, Renzo Piano, Yoshi Taniguchi, Herzog & de Meuron, Jean Nouvel, SANAA, Daniel Libeskind, Diller Scofidio & Renfro, Steven Holl, Coop Himmelb(l)au, Bernard Tschumi, Sauerbruch Hutton, and Shigeru Ban & Jean de Gastines. Together these diverse projects provide a catalogue of design solutions for the contemporary museum and a snapshot of current architectural thought and culture. One of few books on this subject written by an architect, Self's analysis thoroughly and critically appraises each project from multiple aspects and crucially takes the reader from concept to building. This is an essential book for any student or professional engaged in designing a museum"--
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Dewey number
727/.709051
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA6695
LC item number
.S45 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The architecture of art museums : a decade of design : 2000-2010, Ronnie Self
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn856995076
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
x, 397 pages
Isbn
9780415506526
Isbn Type
(pb)
Lccn
2013031876
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)856995076
  • (Sirsi) a1754209
Label
The architecture of art museums : a decade of design : 2000-2010, Ronnie Self
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn856995076
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
x, 397 pages
Isbn
9780415506526
Isbn Type
(pb)
Lccn
2013031876
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)856995076
  • (Sirsi) a1754209

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