The Pavillion

The Pavillion : Pleasure and Polemics in Architecture

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"The Pavilion" examines both the history and the contemporary state of pavilion architecture, something of a niche genre in the field, but with a long history of masterpieces. It consists of two parts: first, the examination of a group of twentieth-century pavilions, and second, a collection of essays that survey historical and more recent examples. This outstanding analysis was produced by students of architecture at Frankfurt's Stadelschule. In the theoretical section, well-known authors discuss the materials used in pavilions, starting with influences from the Orient, India and Asia, and moving on to significant twentieth-century pavilions and recent temporary buildings that seem to occupy a space between art and architecture. In addition, the book documents the research and development of a summer pavilion for the garden at the Deutsches Architekturmuseum in Frankfurt produced by the offices of Barkow Leibinger and Werner Sobek.
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  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 166 x 242 x 16mm | 739.35g
  • Hatje Cantz
  • Ostfildern, Germany
  • English
  • Bilingual edition
  • Bilingual
  • 160 colour illustrations
  • 377572494X
  • 9783775724944

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