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Ephemeral architecture : 100 projects, 1000 ideas / [edited by] Àlex S. Vidiella.

Contributor(s): Sánchez Vidiella, Àlex [editor.] | Bayona, Xevi [writer of introduction.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Barcelona, Spain : Promopress, 2016Copyright date: ©2016Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations, plans ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9788415967705; 8415967705; 9788417412227; 8417412220.Subject(s): Architecture -- 21st century | Buildings, Temporary | Space (Architecture) | Architectural designSummary: "The term ephemeral is faithfully illustrative of our times. However, constructions with a limited lifespan have been a constant in the history of architecture. Research of materials and, above all, the evolution of design; have made this discipline an essential area of study for scholars and authorities alike. Ephemeral Architecture offers a wide and also rigorous selection of the best contemporary projects by some of the most daring and innovative architecture studios. The spectacular projects contained in these pages are profusely illustrated and thoroughly documented with drafts, scale and layout drawings, illustrations, renderings and photographs. The book is divided into content blocks that will allow the reader to enjoy the most innovative interventions, be they pavilions, art installations, interactive constructions, stands and finally, award winning projects within the field of temporary architecture." -- Amazon.com.
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The term ephemeral is faithfully illustrative of our times. However, constructions with a limited lifespan have been a constant in the history of architecture. Research of materials and, above all, the evolution of design; have made this discipline an essential area of study for scholars and authorities alike. Ephemeral Architecture offers a wide and also rigorous selection of the best contemporary projects by some of the most daring and innovative architecture studios. The spectacular projects contained in these pages are profusely illustrated and thoroughly documented with drafts, scale and layout drawings, illustrations, renderings and photographs. The book is divided into content blocks that will allow the reader to enjoy the most innovative interventions, be they pavilions, art installations, interactive constructions, stands and finally, award winning projects within the field of temporary architecture.


First published in 2016 in English, Spanish and French by Promopress Editions--Colophon.

Cover of paperback has subtitle: Projects and installations in the public space.

Includes index of authors.

"The term ephemeral is faithfully illustrative of our times. However, constructions with a limited lifespan have been a constant in the history of architecture. Research of materials and, above all, the evolution of design; have made this discipline an essential area of study for scholars and authorities alike. Ephemeral Architecture offers a wide and also rigorous selection of the best contemporary projects by some of the most daring and innovative architecture studios. The spectacular projects contained in these pages are profusely illustrated and thoroughly documented with drafts, scale and layout drawings, illustrations, renderings and photographs. The book is divided into content blocks that will allow the reader to enjoy the most innovative interventions, be they pavilions, art installations, interactive constructions, stands and finally, award winning projects within the field of temporary architecture." -- Amazon.com.