Overview:Beautiful Moves: Designing Stadia - Eduardo Galeano, Uruguayan writer, once pleaded for `a pretty move for the love of God' when watching his beloved soccer. This book is likewise interested in `beautiful moves', but turns instead to the architecture of the stadium as an architectural type as captivating as the play occurring on the pitch. In the past 30 years a number of stadium projects have been completed that highlight how this building type has become a site for architectural innovation and complexity. Clients that once would once have turned to large firms specializing in stadia instead began to hire A-list and Pritzker-Prize-winning architects to design new stadia. As a result, in cities around the world stadia are often the most expensive and monumental of projects, and may be icons of identity and defining presences in the built landscape. By examining a range of exemplary stadia from around the world (built, unbuilt and demolished projects), this book presents for the first time a canon for this building type. Organized chronologically, it includes famous examples from the likes of Lina Bo Bardi, Frei Otto, Eduardo Souto de Moura, Herzog & de Meuron, Foster + Partners and Studio Gang.

This book is on page /0fb06c92acf561788291222b8bb2eff7/book/1603725644-9781848222243. It was written by the following authors: Benjamin Flowers. Book Beautiful Moves: Designing Stadia, which can be read online, published by the company: Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books, Art, Photography, Fashion. The book was published on 2018-12-14 00:00:00. It has 192 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight g. File for download Beautiful Moves: Designing Stadia has PDF format and is called beautiful-moves-designing-stadia.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our poumm.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.

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