Books and cultural items about Architecture
A fascinated immersion into Architecture through a building, a great architect and models.
The German Pavilion in Barcelona / Mies van der Rohe: How and why did this minimalist structure end up embodying 20th century modernity? Between rigour and free form, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's first masterpiece is a poetic work of spatial flow and intervals.
Ewha the Seoul Hidden University / Dominique Perrault: With this building, Dominique Perrault continues a concept that is dear to him: the absence of architecture. The urban dimension and the way the surrounding land is organised prevail over the construction. The landscape supplants the architecture.
The Sainte-Geneviève Library / Henri Labrouste: away from the 19th century neoclassical trend, Henri Labrouste erected a powerful public building, in which stone featured alongside a material that was used prominently and was glorified for the first time - iron. A major milestone on the path to modern architecture.
The Church of Notre-Dame du Raincy / Auguste Perret : In an country ruined by World War 1, Auguste Perret took up the challenge of building a church. In concrete. It was a shunned material, used hitherto exclusively in industrial constructions. This "Holy Chapel of Concrete" revolutionised architectural vocabulary
The Igualada Cemetery / Enric Miralles & Carme Pinos: The Igualada Cemetery is a surprising project, and a strong example of the merging of 20th century architecture and landscape.
The Maisons Castle / François Mansart: Although its posterity has now rendered its image commonplace, the Maisons Laffitte château revolutionised French architecture. It is the masterpiece of the brilliant architect, François Mansart.
6 x 26 mn film colors NTSC - All zones
Languages : French - English - German
- Length :
- 156 min
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- Museum :
- Musée national d'Art moderne - Centre Pompidou
- Art movement :
- 20th century
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- ARTE FRANCE DEVELOPPEMENT
- Director :
- S.Neumann / R.Coppans
- Author :
- collec R. Coppans et S. neuman