2G Books Lacaton Vasal

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-07-30
  • Publisher: Celesa
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In hardcover format this new, enlarged and updated edition of an earlier issue in the 2G series is an important publishing event to celebrate. Devoted to the French architects Anne Lacaton and Jean Philippe Vassal the book reveals a marked contrast in their work between the latest completed buildings and those discussed in the 2002 edition. Larger projects, more building types are the current focus, but the essential interest, the multiplication space remains foremost.

Table of Contents

Table of contents:
Extra Space, Extra Large. On the Recent Work of Lacaton and Vassal
Naïve Architecture: Notes on the Work of Lacaton and Vassal by Ilka and Andreas Ruby
Works and Projects:
Extra space, climate, greenhouses
Straw matting hut, Niamey
Low-cost dwelling, prototype
Latapie House, Floirac
House in the Dordogne
House in Coutras
House in Bordeaux
Houses in Saint Georges les Baillargeaux
Apartment building in Poitiers
Houses in Mulhouse
House in Keremma
Nantes School of Architecture
International style?
Five-star hotel, Lugano
Office building, Nantes
Housing in Floirac
Mixed-use building, Dakar
Context, revealing the extant, precision
Léon Aucoc Square, Bordeaux
André Meunier School, Bordeaux
House in Lège, Cap Ferret
House in Corsica
Housing in Saint-Nazaire
The transformation of apartment blocks
Urban studies in La Condamine, Monaco
Commercial and leisure-time building in La Villette, Paris
Shopping mall, Mulhouse
Housing in Hérouville Saint Clair
Tower block in Warsaw
Wine cellar in Embres et Castelmaure
Palais de Tokyo, Center for Contemporary Creation, Paris
Flowers, decoration, filters
The Japanese House of Culture, Paris
Cultural Center of the Seven Twinned Ports, Osaka, Japan
Guadeloupe Central Library, Basse-Terre
Archaeological Museum, Saintes
University of Arts and Human Sciences, Grenoble
Café in Vienna
New uses for ceramics, Limoges
The Architecture Foundation, London
Management Science University, Bordeaux
Two conversations with Patrice Goulet
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