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a+u Architecture and Urbanism May 2016 Special Issue Beginning with the House

a+u Architecture and Urbanism May 2016 Special Issue

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English + Japanese / 264 Pages / 220 x 297 mm / 950 g

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This special issue of a+u features the very first houses designed by 65 world-renowned, contemporary architects. We explore their respective conceptions of architecture, and the times in which these houses were built, by asking the following two questions:

Q1. What vision did you initially have for this house?
Q2. How did this vision evolve?

a+u Beginning with the House includes:


Álvaro Siza Vieira
Four Houses in Matosinhos

Norman Foster
Creek Vean House

Paulo Mendes da Rocha
Mendes da Rocha House

Rafael Moneo
Gomez-Acebo Residence

Richard Rogers
Rogers House

Jean Nouvel
Maison Delbigot

Glenn Murcutt
Marie Short House/ Glenn Murcutt House

Herzog & de Meuron
Blue House

Peter Märkli
Two Single Family Houses in Trubbach-Azmoos

Juan Navarro Baldeweg
Rain House

Carlos Jimenez
Jimenez House and Studio

Alberto Campo Baeza
Turegano House

Rem Koolhaas
Villa Dall’Ava

Steven Holl
Stretto House

Valerio Olgiati
House Kucher

Jensen & Skodvin
Villa Wormdal Haug

Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Slow House

Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk
Private Library, Circular Brick Garden Shed
and Workshop

Xaveer de Geyter
House near Antwerp

Robbrecht en Daem architecten
Mys House, Interventions

House Dub

Lacaton & Vassal
Latapie House

Sanaksenaho Architects
The Empty Space

Shim-Sutcliffe Architects
Laneway House

Gigon / Guyer
Detached House for a Doctor’s Family

Caruso St John
Private House, Lincolnshire

David Chipperfield
Private House in Germany

O’Donnell + Tuomey
Hudson House

RCR Aranda Pigem Vilalta Arquitectes
Casa Mirador

David Adjaye
Elektra House

Smiljan Radic
Extension to Charcoal Burner’s House

Borneo Houses (Plot 12 / Plot 18)

Hild und K
House in Aggstall

Sean Godsell
Future Shack

Han Tümertekin
B2 House

Tony Fretton
The Red House

Christ & Gantenbein
Studio House

Olson Kundig
Delta Shelter

Atelier FCJZ
Split House

Ricardo Bak Gordon
House in Boliqueime

Manuel Aires Mateus / Francisco Aires Mateus
House in Brejos de Azeitão

Pixel House

Sergison Bates architects
Studio house

Gurjit Singh Matharoo
House with Balls

Quinta Monroy Housing

João Mendes Ribeiro
Hay barn conversion

Pezo von Ellrichshausen
Poli House

Javier Corvalan
Casa Surubi I

Brooks + Scarpa
Solar Umbrella

Paulo David
Casa Funchal V, Casa Funchal VI

Christian Kerez
House with One Wall

OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen
Summer House

Tatiana Bilbao
Universe House

Silicon House

Andrés Jaque

Lago Houses

Solano Benítez
Casa Abu

Angelo Bucci
House in Ubatuba

Elding Oscarson
Townhouse Landskrona

Andra Matin
AM House

Ensamble Studio
The Truffle

architecten de vylder vinck taillieu
House Rot-Ellen-Berg

Pascal Flammer
House in Balsthal

Fake Industries Architectural Agonism +
OE House