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Peter Zumthor works

buildings and projects 1979-1997

by Peter Zumthor

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Published by Lars Müller in Baden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zumthor, Peter,
  • Architecture, Modern -- Switzerland -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    Statementphotographs by Hélène Binet ; text by Peter Zumthor
    ContributionsBinet, Hèĺene
    The Physical Object
    Pagination318 p. :
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16928749M
    ISBN 103907044584

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Zumthor believes "the language of architecture is not a question of a specific style. Every building is built for a specific use in a specific place for a specific society. With just a few commissions, Zumthor, the new superstar architect, has reinvented Modernism as minimalism derived from the Swiss vernacular combined with his own sense of translucent atmospherics.

And he writes. In the introduction to Peter Zumthor Works: 5/5(3). Peter Zumthor (German pronunciation: [ˈpeːtɐ ˈtsuːmtoːɐ̯]; born 26 April ) is a Swiss architect whose work is frequently described Peter Zumthor works book uncompromising and minimalist. Though managing a relatively small firm, he is the winner of the Pritzker Prize and RIBA Royal Gold Medal.

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This little book was a delight to read. Reading this felt like getting a glimpse of Zumthor's vision and passion for architecture, a truly inspiration work that engages a reader to approach architecture at a deeper level of understanding and respect/5. Peter Zumthor's Thinking Architecture is a quiet, unassuming book, just as Peter's architecture, a collection of well-grounded, serene and sophisticated statements of tectonic realness emanating from the imprints of memories on his decalogue of intuitions.

This is the reason he has adapted narrative technique to jot down his work and describes the development of human consciousness and contact with architectural spaces through his writings.

A sample of Peter Zumthor’s philosophy of architecture, excerpted from his book. Peter Zumthor Talks About His Work pairs the renowned architect with celebrated film director and documentarian Christoph Schaub for a lavish biographic film collage that draws from the interviews and talks.

It spans all of Zumthor’s career, from the s to the present, and explores his entire body of award-winning work. /5(4). Peter Zumthor presents around forty of his projects, both realized and unrealized, through Zumthor’s own writing, and with photographs, sketches, drawings, and plans.A complete catalog of his works starting in rounds out the book.

Richly illustrated and beautifully designed, this book serves as both an introduction to Zumthor’s work and philosophy for the layperson and a required /5(67). Explore Peter Zumthor's Shelter for Roman Ruins in Quiet Solitude Novem InPeter Zumthor completed one of his first projects: a shelter over an Ancient Roman archaeological.

Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of 67 results for Peter Zumthor. Skip to main search results Peter Zumthor (Architecture and Urbanism, February Extra Edition) by Peter ZUMTHOR | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 1.

In order to design a building with a sensuous connection to life, one must think in a way that goes far beyond form and construction.

In these essays Peter Zumthor expresses his motivation in designing & buildings, which speak to our emotions & and understanding in so many ways, and possess a powerful and unmistakable presence and personality. Peter Zumthor was born on Apthe son of a cabinet maker, Oscar Zumthor, in Basel, Switzerland.

He trained as a cabinet maker from to Fromhe studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule, Vorkurs and Fachklasse with further studies in design at Pratt Institute in New York. Inhe was employed by the Canton of Graubünden (Switzerland) in the Department for the.

Peter Zumthor Talks About His Work by Christoph Schaub and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Recently I spent an afternoon with three books: A Feeling of History, a conversation between Swiss architect Peter Zumthor and historian Mari Lending; Instant Light, a photo book that collects the polaroids of the Russian director Andrey Tarkovsky, and Huishoudkunde (‘Domestic Science’), a poetry collection by Flemish author Max Temmerman.

Delightful how these books, completely /5. The first and long awaited monograph celebrating the work of well-known Swiss architect Peter Zumthor documents all of his built und unbuilt projects.

Plans and descriptions of buildings and projects that were never realized are accompanied by photographs by Hélène Binet. The book was first published in and spans the years from to   Rating: 5 / 5 Text / Image Content: 20% Text / 80% Images An absolutely beautiful book that deserves a spot in every architect's bookshelf since the last pub.

CLAD editor Magali Robathan meets Peter Zumthor. I am waiting to meet Peter Zumthor in the Club Lounge at London's Langham Hotel. He is late, and I am a little apprehensive. Zumthor is something of a cult figure within architecture. His body of work may be relatively small, but his influence is huge.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Peter Zumthor books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Known for his sensuous materiality and attention to place, Pritzker Laureate Peter Zumthor (born Ap ) is one the most revered architects of the .Peter Zumthor ranks among the most important contemporary architects This is the authoritative monograph on his entire work Around 40 key projects are presented in images, plans and Zumthor's own drawings and previously unpublished short texts Complete catalogue of Zumthor's built and unrealised projects