Read Thinking Architecture book reviews & author details and more at . Peter Zumthor, one of the real masters in architecture today talks about his. Thinking Architecture has ratings and 52 reviews. Duc said: Zumthor just won the Pritzker Prize. This book reminds me of ‘Basic Writings’ by Martin. On one hand, Peter Zumthor’s Thinking Architecture is a collection of lectures and essays, written between and

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In a sense he is but not the same as those that sprouted in the Roccoco period. It’s more that the book is useful in the way a fiction book is useful, but not in the way a non-fiction book might be.

The selections of almost inscrutable photographs, extreme close-ups of sections of Zumthor’s house, act as as another way to explore the intensity of the artist’s and his art’s soul. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

View all 3 comments. In the recent book published by Barrons Educational Series, Inc. A beautiful meditation on architecture at the intersection of craft and inspiration. This is a great method for students and I imagine professionals to engage wi I actually laughed with glee at some of the depictions of character and conversation amongst architecture.

Please try again later. They embrace the mysterious void called space in a special way and make it vibrate – Peter Zumthor. Beacon Hill Books graciously replied to my post purchase e-mail justifying their costing. Peter Zumthor’s Thinking Architecture is a quiet, unassuming book, just as Peter’s architecture, a collection of well-grounded, serene and sophisticated statements of tectonic realness emanating from the imprints of memories on his decalogue of intuitions.


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Feb 20, Abraham rated it it was amazing Shelves: I would give this to other architects, but I would never give this to any but the most intelligent architecture students. Get to Know Us.

Adult Coloring Books Illustrators Alliance. This book makes us think about what is essential in architecture, why and how you go about creating the “real” presence of built environments at least, we get to appreciate Zumthor’s perspective on it.

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Thinking Architecture by Peter Zumthor

Made me love architecture again. Zumthor, however, shows that it’s possible to do both. When appro This is a deeply thoughtful collection of lectures substantively influenced by Heidegger.

One sample of his thoughts is as follows: To him, making spaces always comes with a certain concept related to atmospheres. Petre Zumthor, one of the real masters in architecture today talks about his desire to design a building that takes on its own life afterwards. Sep 04, Derenik Baghramian rated it it was amazing. This slim book tells us how an architect of such originality thinks and experiences daily life.

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Jan 25, Simon Moons rated it it was ok. Architecture that is meant to have a sensuous connection to life calls for thinking that goes far beyond form and construction. Then I found a Wikipedia article that mentions Zumthor mirroring Heidegger. This fragile 92 page book, first published inis a momentary view into the workings of the mind of a Pritzker prize laureate, and that is not even its main contribution, its main contribution is learning the personal, unique and touching sensibility from a master of his craft.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To view it, click here. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. If a work of architecture speaks only of contemporary trends and sophisticated visions without triggering vibrations in its place, this work is not anchored in its site and I miss the specific gravity of the ground it stands on – Peter Zumthor P.

If you’re a ‘good’ architect, then doing so wil Not a great piece of architectural writing. It is the only text of “his” I managed to get through the uni library while studying although I found his work in several compilationsas for some reason the architecture books were the most shamefully ransacked of any section I have seen.

He explains his understanding of “atmosphere” in architecture in another book. This book single handedly got me through Architecture school.