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By: Karen A. Franck (guest_editor)Paperback

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The traditional veneration of architecture for its monumental and enduring qualities seems to be changing. Architects and other designers are moving away from seeking permanence towards a more open, creative use of what time has to offer. This is revealed in new approaches to historic preservation, the proliferation of temporary structures, concerns regarding sustainability, and the employment of time-efficient processes. Architecture Timed explores the role of ideas about time in the design inclinations and choices of contemporary designers of the environment. Contributors consider how the new can be incorporated into the old; how designing for the very short term has significant advantages; how what is temporary can be re-used; and how the design of materials, buildings and landscapes can improve sustainability and enhance experiences of time passing. Many designers have replaced the ideal of timelessness and the view of time as a series of singular, static moments with an enriched and more nuanced perspective, treating time as a source of inspiration to be embraced, not a condition to be defended against. Contributors include: Juhani Pallasmaa, Brian McGrath, Federica Goffi, Jill Stoner, Richard Garber and Eric Parry. Designers featured include: Agence Ter, Shigeru Ban, BanG Studio, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, EMF Landscape Architects, Gluck+, GRO Architects, Interboro Partners, Toyo Ito, Kengo Kuma, Enric Miralles, Eric Parry Architects, Carlo Scarpa, Taylor Cullity Lethlean, UNStudio and Peter Zumthor.

Contents

Editorial 05 Helen Castle About the Guest-Editor 06 Karen A. Franck Introduction: Designing with Time in Mind 08 Karen A Franck The Nine Lives of Building 18 Jill Stoner Built Conservation and the Unfinished Fabrics of Time 24 Federica Goffi Juxtaposing the New and the Old 34 Eric Parry Time Matters: Transition and Transformation in Architecture 42 Mark Taylor Inhabiting Time 50 Juhani Pallasmaa Time as a Medium: Early Work of Enric Miralles 60 Philip Speranza The Presence of the Weather 66 Kevin Nute Knowingly Unfinished: Exploiting the Temporality of Landscapes 74 SueAnne Ware Matter Timed 82 Martina Decker Drawing Time 88 Brian McGrath Drawing in Time: Processes of Design and Fabrication 98 Babak Bryan and Henry Grosman Architecture Takes Time 108 Tobias Armborst, Daniel D Oca and Georgeen Theodore Ever Faster But Still Very Good 114 Jonathan Mallie No More Stopping 120 Richard Garber Visiting Karsten Harries and Revisiting his Building and the Terror of Time 128 Karen A. Franck Counterpoint: Finding Time 136 Tim Makower Contributors 142

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118910641
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9781118910641
  • weight: 1
  • ISBN10: 1118910648

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