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Big, Hot to Cold : An Odyssey of Architectural Adaptation
by Bjarke Ingels


Overview - Better smart than sorry: An odyssey of architectural adaptation with Bjarke Ingels After the global success ofYES IS MORE, one of the best-selling architecture books of its generation, BIG Bjarke Ingels GrouppresentsHOT TO COLD, an odyssey of architectural adaptation.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Better smart than sorry: An odyssey of architectural adaptation with Bjarke Ingels After the global success ofYES IS MORE, one of the best-selling architecture books of its generation, BIG Bjarke Ingels GrouppresentsHOT TO COLD, an odyssey of architectural adaptation. The book coincides with theHOT TO COLD show at theNational Building Museum in Washington DCand presents 60 case studies in harsh climate conditionsin order to examine where and how we live on our planet.As we travel from one end of the spectrum to its opposite we will see that the more harsh the climate gets, the more intense its impact on the architecture. The central challenge is tomitigate the climatic extremes for hospitable human life, while finding solutions that can beboth economically and environmentally profitable.Architecture is the art and science of accommodating the lives we want to live. Our cities and buildings aren't givens; they are the way they are because that is as far as we have gotten to date. They are the best efforts of our ancestors and fellow planetizens, and if they have shortcomings, it is up to us to continue that effort, pick up where they left off.HOT TO COLDstays true to BIG Bjarke Ingels Group's grand mission to find apragmatic utopia, shaping not only a particular structural entity, but thekind of world we wish to inhabit.The book features: Design fromaward-winning artists Sagmeister & Walsh Previously unpublished essays by Bjarke Ingels A convertible dust jacket-poster "

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9783836557399
  • ISBN-10: 3836557398
  • Publisher: Taschen
  • Publish Date: March 2015
  • Page Count: 712
  • Dimensions: 9.7 x 6.4 x 1.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.3 pounds


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