Labics - Structures: A System Of Relations by Maria Claudia Clemente

Labics - Structures: A System Of Relations

byMaria Claudia Clemente, Francesco Isidori

Hardcover | March 15, 2019

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Labics is a rising Rome-based architectural firm that has gained great international acclaim in recent years for both its projects and its submissions to major competitions. Its guiding principle is the idea of “structure.” Each of the firm’s projects—which range from housing and office buildings to museums, cultural centers, schools, subway stations, and public spaces—is intended to exemplify the importance of the respective type of structure.
           
Labics—Structures is the first book on Labics’s remarkable and rapidly growing body of work. It is arranged in four chapters that explore the idea of structure in different contexts: Geometric, Bearing, Circulation, and Public Space Structures. Alongside topical essays, it features twenty projects selected by the firm’s founding directors, Maria Claudia Clemente and Francesco Isidori, to represent the diversity of the firm’s work, as well as its wide geographic reach—with buildings in Italy, Finland, Switzerland, England, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Saudi Arabia, and Iran. Each project is documented with atmospheric photographs and a wealth of plans and diagrams to illustrate concepts and details.
 
Maria Claudia Clemente and Francesco Isidori are the founding directors of Labics. They both have also served as visiting critics at Cornell University’s Department of Architecture in Rome and Ithaca, NY.
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Title:Labics - Structures: A System Of RelationsFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:420 pages, 12.25 X 9 X 1.2 inShipping dimensions:420 pages, 12.25 X 9 X 1.2 inPublished:March 15, 2019Publisher:Park BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3038601284

ISBN - 13:9783038601289

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