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Oscar Niemeyer: Eine Legende Der Moderne / A Legend of Modernism [Paperback]

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Der brasilianische Architekt Oscar Niemeyer (*1907) gehrt zu den Klassikern des 20. Jahrhunderts. Durch seine Bauten fr Brasilia wurde er weltberhmt. In seinen Gebuden vereinigt er den Respekt fr die jeweilige rtlichkeit mit einem unverwechselbaren, fast barocken Gestaltungsdrang. In dieser Publikation werden - neben dem Text "Meine Architektur" von Niemeyer selbst - in Einzelbeitrgen von renommierten Autoren wichtige und aktuelle Aspekte des Werks von Niemeyer analysiert. Themen sind zum Beispiel die Einordnung seines Schaffens in die moderne Architekturgeschichte Brasiliens, sein Beitrag als Stadtplaner, die Landschaftlichkeit in seinem OEuvre und sein Einfluss auf die Architektur der jngsten Zeit in Deutschland. Den visuellen Glanzpunkt bilden die 48 Seiten mit Farbabbildungen, darunter 30 Fotos aus dem Niemeyer-Archiv, welche die Highlights seiner Architektur eindrcklich zur Darstellung bringen.

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Pages   144
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 10.94" Width: 8.66" Height: 0.55"
Weight:   1.59 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 1, 2008
Publisher   Birkhäuser Basel
ISBN  3764369922  
ISBN13  9783764369927  

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1Books > Foreign Language Books > German > All German Books
2Books > Foreign Language Books > German > Arts & Photography
3Books > Foreign Language Books > German > Nonfiction
4Books > Foreign Language Books > German > Professional & Technical
5Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Architecture > Architects, A-Z > General
6Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Architecture > General
7Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Architecture > Reference

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41 album plate photos lacking in composition  Feb 24, 2006
41 plate photos in color and B&W with album quality, but somehow lacking in composition, 1 floor plan, 46 quite insignificant index size illustrations, 144 pages, glossy paper, bilingual in German and English side-by-side, high quality publishing, a lot of text.
7 Oscar Niemeyer. Eine Legende der Moderne / Oscar Niemeyer. A Legend of Modernism
21 Die Kurven des Lebens - em Interview mit Oscar Niemeyer / The curves of life - an interview with Oscar Niemeyer
27 Oscar Niemeyer und die brasilianische Tradition der Moderne / Oscar Niemeyer and Brazilian Modernism
37 Ordnung und Fortschritt. Der Stadtplaner Oscar Niemeyer / Order and progress. Oscar Niemeyer, urbanist
45 Integration von Architektur und lngenieurwissenschaft im Werk Oscar Niemeyers / The integration between architecture and structure in Oscar Niemeyer's work
59 Oscar Niemeyer und Deutschland. Die Rezeption in der DDR / Oscar Niemeyer and Germany. Responses in East Germany
69 Zurück in die Zukunft. Oscar Niemeyer und der Retrofuturismus / Back to the future: Oscar Niemeyer and Retro-Futurism
77 Oscar Niemeyer und die Landschaft / Oscar Niemeyer and landscape
115 architekt, architektur und gesellschaft / architect, architecture and society
123 Aktuelle Probleme der brasilianischen Architektur / Current problems with Brazilian architecture
129 Meine Architektur / My architecture
133 Oscar Niemeyer - eine biografische Ubersicht / Oscar Niemeyer - A biographical overview
135 Oscar Niemeyer: Projekt- und Werverzeichnis / Projects and buildings
142 Uber die Autoren / On the authors
143 Bildnachweis, Abdruckverzeichnis / Picture credits, List of reproductions

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