My basket contains:

0 items £0.00

View Basket

£25.00

Add to basket
Price in Euros €28.02
Price in USD $31.97
Select your currency
Calculated price

FREE UK Postage for online orders over £60

Terms and conditions apply

A Feeling of History

Peter Zumthor and Mari Lending

Average Rating:
Your Rating:
Total rating: 5 out of 5
Total votes: 1

Description

While completing the Almannajuvet Zinc Mine Museum in southern Norway in 2016, celebrated Swiss architect Peter Zumthor asked Norwegian scholar Mari Lending to engage in a dialogue about the project. Departing from the ways in which Zumthor's pavilions frame the barely visible traces of the industrial exploitation of zinc in the 1890s, the conversation took unexpected turns.

In meandering, impressionistic style and drawing on Zumthor's favourite writers, such as Johann Peter Hebel, Stendhal, Vladimir Nabokov, and T.S. Eliot, their exchanges explore how history, time and temporalities reverberate across the famous architect's oeuvre. Looking back, Zumthor ponders on how a feeling of history has informed his continuous attempts of emotional reconstruction by means of building, from architectural interventions in dramatic landscapes to his design for the redevelopment of Los Angeles' LACMA on a grand urban scale.

This small, beautifully designed new book records the conversation between Zumthor and Lending, illustrated with photographs by the renowned Swiss architectural photographer Hélène Binet.

Post a Review

You need to be logged in to post a review

Customers Who Bought This Also Bought



Age-friendly Housing: Future design for older people

Age-friendly Housing: Future design for older people

This book embeds the principles of how we should approach the design of future housing for an ageing population, reminding us that this is not... (more)

£40.00

Add to basket
 A Feeling of History Age-friendly Housing: Future design for older people

Age-friendly Housing: Future design for older people

Age-friendly Housing: Future design for older people

This book embeds the principles of how we should approach the design of future housing for an ageing population, reminding us that this is not... (more)

£40.00

Add to basket
 A Feeling of History Age-friendly Housing: Future design for older people

Designed to Perform: An Illustrated Guide to Delivering Energy Efficient HomesExtract is available for this book

Designed to Perform: An Illustrated Guide to Delivering Energy Efficient Homes

Designed to Perform: An Illustrated Guide to Delivering Energy Efficient Homes is an illustrated practical design guide to delivering better energy... (more)

£27.00

Add to basket
 A Feeling of History Designed to Perform: An Illustrated Guide to Delivering Energy Efficient Homes

Value in the View: Conserving Historic Urban Views

Value in the View: Conserving Historic Urban Views

All over the world, cities are facing growing pressure to develop upwards with tall buildings that have a direct impact upon their visual character... (more)

£32.00

Add to basket
 A Feeling of History Value in the View: Conserving Historic Urban Views

RIBA Journal: August 2018

RIBA Journal: August 2018

RIBA Journal is the official magazine of the Royal Institute of British Architects. Packed with regular essential reading, in-depth building... (more)

£8.95

Add to basket
 A Feeling of History RIBA Journal: August 2018

101 Rules of Thumb Bundle

101 Rules of Thumb Bundle

This special bundle combines both books in this popular series on sustainable design at one unmissable price 101 Rules for Sustainable Buildings... (more)

£20.00

Add to basket
 A Feeling of History 101 Rules of Thumb Bundle

Recently Viewed