The Surreal Visions of Hernán Díaz Alonso/HDA-X (Hardcover)

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A fantastic showcase of the cutting-edge designs by visionary architect Hernán Díaz Alonso, whose creations are revered by the design world.


Hernán Díaz Alonso, one of today’s most influential and innovative architects, heads a multidisciplinary design practice, based in Los Angeles, called HDA-X (formerly Xefirotarch). Praised for its work at the intersection of design, animation, interactive environments, and radical architectural explorations, HDA- X combines these disciplines to create plans for sculptures, architectural ventures, and various objects. Featuring plans for the Helsinki Central Library, a Budapest Museum, and major architectural projects in Barcelona, this book is a spectacular survey of Díaz Alonso’s cutting-edge designs.


With an essay by Benjamin H. Bratton and an interview with Díaz Alonso, The Surreal Visions of Hernán Díaz Alonso/HDA-X is perfect for architecture students, teachers, and practitioners, as well as anyone with a passion for design.



About the Author


Hernán Díaz Alonso is the director of SCI-Arc in Los Angeles and the principal of HDA-X. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the MoMA PS1’s Young Architects Program competition, and in 2012, the Educator of the Year Award from the American Institute of Architects.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780500343500
ISBN-10: 0500343500
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication Date: February 11th, 2020
Pages: 400
Language: English