Constructions : an experimental approach to intensely local architectures / edited by Michael Hensel, Christian Hermansen Cordua.

London, England : John Wiley & Sons, 2015.
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Architectural design (London, England : 1971) ; March/April 2015, Profile No 234.
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The current trend for constructing experimental structures isnow an international phenomenon. It has been taken up worldwide bydesign professionals, researchers, educators and students alike.There exists, however, distinct and significant tendencies withinthis development that require further investigation. This issue ofAD takes on this task by examining one of the most promisingtrajectories in this area, the rise of intensely localarchitectures. In his seminal essay of 1983 Kenneth Frampton re-definedCritical Regionalism by calling for an intensely local approach toarchitectural design. He
Cover; Title Page; Table of Contents; Copyright Page; Editorial; About the Guest-Editors; Introduction: Relating Perceptions of Constructions, Experimental and Local; Emerging Contours; Past and Present Trajectories of Experimental Architectures; Building In and Out of Place; Land, Scape and Landscape; Not Anywhere - Not Only Here; Reorientation; The Bauhaus: Case Study Experiments in Education; Between Formal and Practical Education: the Full-Scale Case Studies; The Bauatelier: an Architectural Office at the Bauhaus; Practical Experiments at the Centre of Architectural Education
The Open City and the e[ad] School of Architecture and DesignSala de Música (The Music Room); The Cemetery, Chapel and Amphitheatre; Hospedería del Errante (Wanderer's Lodge); Hospedería de la Rosa de los Vientos o Las Celdas (Compass Card Lodge); Hospedería Colgante o del Taller de Obras (Hanging Lodge); A School of Thought: Experimentation and Realisation; Incarnations of a Design-and-Build Programme: Rural Studio; Houses; Community Projects; Accumulative Projects; Rural Studio Home; Postscript; Architecture by Latitude and Locality: The Scarcity and Creativity Studio
LATITUDE 33 SOUTH OPEN CITY, RITOQUE, CHILELATITUDE 68 NORTH NUSFJORD, LOFOTEN, NORWAY; LATITUDE 34 SOUTH PUMANQUE CHILE; SCHOOL OF THOUGHT; In Search of Context: Working with the Force of Erasure: Koshirakura Landscape Workshop; Snow, Clay and Rice; Azumaya; Temporary Roof for 200; Pizza Oven; A Continuous Event; Detoured Installations: The Policies and Architecture of the Norwegian National Tourist Routes Project; The Policies; The Architecture; A Laudable Intention; Conviction Into Tectonics: The Work of Rintala Eggertsson
Integrating On-Site Education and Practice: TYIN tegnestue ArchitectsEducation Through Practice; Old Market Library, Min Buri, Bangkok; TYIN Architect's Toolbox; Practice as Architects and Educators; Renzo Piano: Poet of Technology; Early Works for Industry; Piano & Rogers: The Pompidou Centre; Piano & Rice: Technical and Social Experiment; Renzo Piano Building Workshop: Technology and Place; The Practice of Making: Studio Mumbai; The Builder's Name: SHoP and the Ethics of Knowledge Transfer; The Workman's Mind; Delight in the Work
Informed Non-Standard: En Route to Non-Standard Performative ArchitecturesPositioning Non-Standard Architectures; Layers, Transitions and Local Climate; Locally Specific Data-Driven Design; A Combinatory Approach; Auxiliary Architectures: Augmenting Existing Architectures with Performative Capacities; Developmental Role of Structural Hierarchy; Nested Catenaries: A Developmental Route to Local Specificity; Functional Integration and Local Adaptivity; New Paths; Smart Living Architecture - Solar Prototypes: IAAC, Endesa Pavilion, Barcelona
Outlook: En Route to Intensely Local Architectures and Tectonics
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Hensel, Michael, editor.
Hermansen Cordua, Christian, editor.