A+u 19:04 583: Coussée and Goris (Paperback)

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a+u 19:04 is our first monograph dedicated to Couss e and Goris Architects, a practice established twenty years ago in Ghent, Belgium. Marc Dubois, an accomplished Belgian architect, provides a concise overview of the architecture landscape in Belgium and the role the two architects have played in its development Interviewing Ralf Couss e and Klaas Goris, we learn that architecture to them is about metaphors. They seek to work them into their projects by referring to a collection of postcards, artworks, and texts which represent memories they have of different experiences. This process develops designs that at first glance may look conservative, but a deeper look reveals the close attention they pay to details and materials with respect to the structure and place. Including photographs taken by Hisao Suzuki, this monograph explores the stories behind each building through the eyes of Couss e and Goris. Text in English and Japanese.

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a+u - Architecture and Urbanism - is a monthly architectural magazine established in 1971 that highlights the work and activities of top contemporary architects from around the world. a+u features architecture and a broad range of other new design sources in a well-presented format.
Product Details
ISBN: 9784900212350
ISBN-10: 4900212350
Publisher: Shinkenchiku-Sha Co., Ltd
Publication Date: August 15th, 2019
Pages: 191
Language: Japanese