De Bâle - Herzog & de Meuron (French Edition) by Jean-François Chevrier

By Jean-François Chevrier

the worldwide good fortune tale of the Basel architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron has neighborhood roots. This booklet strains those origins whereas selecting the basic principles, specialist ethics, and improvement in their architectural perform, proven in 1978.
The biographies of either architects and the actions in their perform are in detail sure up with town of Basel. With this embeddedness in Basel as some extent of departure, the authors elucidate crucial subject matters in their architectural oeuvre: from habitat to monument. as regards to exemplary structures, they study the motifs, positive ideas, and spatial layout of the architectonic works of Herzog & de Meuron.
In addition, Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron lead us on excursions via Basel and its atmosphere: statements by way of the architects, besides pictures taken specifically for this quantity via George Dupin, current the locales and structures that experience performed key roles for the paintings of those architects. The ebook is rounded out by way of a thorough trade of principles among the architects and Jean-François Chevrier.

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