The Paradox of Contemporary Architecture by Peter CookThe Paradox of Contemporary Architecture by Peter Cook

The Paradox of Contemporary Architecture

EditorPeter Cook, Neil Spiller, Laura Allen

Paperback | May 8, 2001

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This second volume in the "... of Contemporary Architecture" series summarises lectures by a stunning selection of architects, including a variety of famous names as well as new faces, in which they present their architecture and the theories underlying it. This unique reference reflects the series of lectures presented annually at the Bartlett School of Architecture by influential leading-edge architects.
* Includes contributions by Bernard Tschumi, Enric Miralles, Frank Gehry, LOT/EK, Claude Parent, Ken Yeang, Craig Dykers, Zaha Hadid, and others
* Illustrated with photographs and diagrams, many in colour
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Title:The Paradox of Contemporary ArchitectureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 10.93 × 8.58 × 0.33 inPublished:May 8, 2001Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0471496855

ISBN - 13:9780471496854

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Table of Contents

Foreword.
Introduction.
Marie-Ange Brayer.
Melvin Charney.
Chora.
Decoi.
The Office of Zaha Hadid.
Christine Hawley.
Sumet Jumsai.
Klaus Kada.
Zamp Kelp.
Lot/Ek Architecture.
Frederic Migayrow.
Marcos Novak.
Oosterhuisassociates.
Claude Parent.
Stephen Perrella.
Roy.
Snohetta.
Softroom.
Stelarc.
Clorindo Testa.
What? Architecture/Anthony Hoete.
Philip Steadman.

Editorial Reviews

..this is a useful record.." (Architectural Review, January 2002)