Adventurous Wine Architecture

Adventurous Wine Architecture

By: Michael Webb (author), Erhard Pfeiffer (photographer)Hardback

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The popular image of the winery remains the picturesque European chateau, but a growing number of winemakers around the world are seeking a fresh approach. Architects are being challenged to rethink the winery as a bold contemporary expression of tradition and innovation, agriculture and technology, production and hospitality: powerful architecture with a serious purpose. This refreshing book by well-known architectural writer Michael Webb contains a selection of wineries designed by architects such as Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, Renzo Piano, Steven Holl, Herzog & de Meuron, Santiago Calatrava, Rafael Moneo, Glenn Murcutt, Norman Foster, and more. Each project has been carefully chosen for its architectural excellence and offers a new perspective on an age-old craft and an adventurous approach to building. The locations are evocative: California, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Austria, Spain, Chile, and Argentina. The featured projects provide an introduction to the neophyte and are a delight for the connoisseur. Award-winning architectural photographer Erhard Pfeiffer's spectacular photography leads the reader to some of the most idyllic places on earth.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 30/09/2005
  • ISBN13: 9781920744335
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 204
  • ID: 9781920744335
  • weight: 1552
  • ISBN10: 1920744339

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