By Tomà Berlanda

Architectural Topographies is a serious dictionary for architects and panorama architects during which the image lexicon may be learn from a starting, the floor, to a end, the categorical case stories. intended as a device that will help you know, examine, select, and invent options, the book's keyword phrases check with the actual and fabric courting among building and flooring; to the place and the way the hyperlink is outfitted; to the factors, equipment, and instruments used to grasp and remodel the floor; and to the prospective ways to where and their implications at the method the earth is touched.

Fifty case reports by way of forty-six of the best architects of the former hundred years are represented all through in sectional drawings which position the constructions alongside a similar flooring airplane to demonstrate how the foremost phrases will be mixed and to teach each one architect's place on their outfitted paintings with regards to the entire others.

Includes tasks by way of Alvar Aalto; Tadao Ando; Gunnar Asplund; Atelier Bow-Wow; João Batista Vilanova Artigas; Patrick Berger; Mario Botta; Marcel Breuer; Erik Bryggman; Gonçalo Byrne; David Chipperfield; Le Corbusier; Sverre Fehn; Aurelio Galfetti, plants Ruchat, and Ivo Trumpy; Dick Van Gameren; Herzog and De Meuron; Steven Holl; Arne Jacobsen; Kengo Kuma; Anne Lacaton and Jean Philippe Vassal; Adalberto Libera; Frank Lloyd Wright; Paulo Mendes da Rocha; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe; Enric Miralles and Carme Pinos; Glenn Murcutt; Juan Navarro Baldeweg; Sheila O’Donnell and John Tuomey; Jan Olav Jensen and Børre Skodvin; John Pawson; Giuseppe Perugini, Mario Fiorentino, and Nello Aprile; Renzo Piano; Georges-Henry Pingusson; Rudolph Schindler; Roland Simounet; Alvaro Siza; Luigi Snozzi; Alejandro de l. a. Sota; Eduardo Souto de Moura; Alison Smithson and Peter Smithson; Fernando Tavora; Jørn Utzon; Livio Vacchini; Francesco Venezia, Roberto Collovà, and Marcella Aprile; Amancho Williams; and Peter Zumthor.

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