Façade / Alejandro Zaera-Polo, Stephan Trüby, Rem Koolhaas, Irma Boom
Contributor(s): Trüby, Stephan | Koolhaas, Rem | Boom, Irma.Material type: BookSeries: Elements of architecture ; 7.Publisher: Venecia : Marsilio, 2014Description: 208 p. : il. col. ; 19 cm.ISBN: 9788831720199 ; 9788891013071.Subject(s): Fachadas | Historia | ArquitecturaDDC classification: 721 Summary: A metonym for architecture as a whole, the façade though a relatively young concept, is the architectural element most invested with aesthetic, political, and cultural meaning. As the classic concept of façade crystalized in Europe, it was dominated by decorum, composition, and rigidity. The codes of the façade embedded themselves in our neurological wiring, triggering Pavlovian reactions to certain types of architecture.
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Accompanying the exhibition elements of architecture at the 2014 Venice architecture biennale.