Typology: Hong Kong, Rome, New York, Buenos Aires by Emanuel ChristTypology: Hong Kong, Rome, New York, Buenos Aires by Emanuel Christ

Typology: Hong Kong, Rome, New York, Buenos Aires

EditorEmanuel Christ, Christoph Gantenbein

Hardcover | September 15, 2012

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In the second volume of the new series exploring the foundational theories and works of architects Emanuel Christ and Christoph Gantenbein, more than 150 buildings are documented through floor plans, axonometric projections, recent color photographs, and halftones. The buildings, many of them relatively unknown, were chosen in order to provide a basis for looking at metropolitan design in the twentieth century, and they show the patterns and differences found in architecture from around the world. Included is an essay that provides meaningful context for the buildings and examines how local government and zoning practices guide architecture. A powerful example of the unlimited potential for urban design, Typology offers a new point of view in municipal planning and architecture.

Emanuel Christ and Christoph Gantenbein established their own architecture studio in Basel in 1998. They are both assistant professors of architectural at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich.
Title:Typology: Hong Kong, Rome, New York, Buenos AiresFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 13 × 10 × 0.8 inPublished:September 15, 2012Publisher:Park BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3906027015

ISBN - 13:9783906027012

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Typology Transfer—Towards an Urban Architecture (German and English)

Essays
Historical Insights on Hong Kong, Rome, New York and Buenos Aires

Typology
Plans, Axonometrics and Descriptions

Photographs
View of Hong Kong, Rome, New York and Buenos Aires

Appendix
Sources, Bibliography, Imprint