The Work of Michael Hopkins and Partners New edition
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Hopkins by Colin Davies
Book DescriptionFifteen years ago it was reasonable to apply the label 'high-tech' to the work of Michael Hopkins. Today, however, with buildings such as the Glyndebourne Opera House and the New Parliamentary Building, Hopkins is perceived as a far more complex figure, perhaps even that most paradoxical of creatures - a high-tech historicist. This monograph features all of Hopkins' major built works and projects together with essays by the book's author Colin Davies, the internationally respected critic and historian Kenneth Frampton, and the architect Patrick Hodgkinson.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780714834566
(290mm x 250mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Sep-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Commerzbank Tower, Hardback (June 2013)
At 56 stories and just under 1,000 feet, the Commerzbank Tower in Frankfurt is Germany's tallest building, and the second tallest in the European Union.
Thinking About Architecture, Paperback (October 2011)
The aim of the book is to provide teachers, students, practising architects and curious readers with a set of ideas that will enrich their conversation, their writing, and above all their thinking about architecture.It's divided into eight chapters, each covering a particular aspect of architecture, and introduces difficult concepts gradually.
Limited Language: Rewriting Design, Paperback (November 2009)
Limited Language is a web-platform for generating writing and discussion about the design process. In this title, each of the sub-sections comprises an article from the website, followed by a reflection/response to the topic by the responses raised on website.
Prefabricated Home, Paperback (April 2005)» View all books by Colin Davies
Examines how the relationship between architecture and industrialized building has become an urgent issue for architects. This work traces the history of prefabricated buildings from small-scale 'prefabs' to the precast concrete mass housing of the 1960s to the present-day revival of interest in 'volumetric' modular buildings.
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Author Biography - Colin Davies
Colin Davies is an architect, a former editor of the Architects' Journal and teaches History of Architecture at the University of North London.
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