Steven Holl: Architecture Spoken

Steven Holl: Architecture Spoken

Steven Holl / Mar 29, 2020

Steven Holl Architecture Spoken Named America s Best Architect by Time magazine in for buildings that satisfy the spirit as well as the eye Steven Holl is known for an experimental approach to architecture that is at once roma

  • Title: Steven Holl: Architecture Spoken
  • Author: Steven Holl
  • ISBN: 9780847829200
  • Page: 396
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Named America s Best Architect by Time magazine in 2001 for buildings that satisfy the spirit as well as the eye, Steven Holl is known for an experimental approach to architecture that is at once romantic, humanistic, and resplendently modern Ranging across the globe, his multifarious body of work including the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki, Finland BeiNamed America s Best Architect by Time magazine in 2001 for buildings that satisfy the spirit as well as the eye, Steven Holl is known for an experimental approach to architecture that is at once romantic, humanistic, and resplendently modern Ranging across the globe, his multifarious body of work including the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki, Finland Beijing Looped Hybrid, an apartment complex in China and the highly anticipated Nelson Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City demonstrates a profound appreciation for the subtleties, power, and possibilities implicit in the materials of his trade light, space, form concrete, steel, glass Marked by what has been called a unique husbandry of space Time , Holl s work invites the participation of the observer in a joyful celebration of light and shadow, a festival in which movement becomes integral, where clouds passing through the night sky interact with shifting planes of heaven bound glass Steven Holl Architecture Spoken offers the reader unprecedented access to the thought processes and work of this groundbreaking, cutting edge architect through his own words and than 300 sumptuously photographed illustrations.

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      • Steven Holl

        Steven Holl born December 9, 1947 is an American architect and watercolorist, perhaps best known for the 2003 Simmons Hall at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the celebrated 2007 Bloch Building addition to the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri, 1 and the praised 2009 Linked Hybrid mixed use complex in Beijing, China.Holl graduated from the University of Washington and pursued architecture studies in Rome in 1970 In 1976, he attended graduate school at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London and established his offices New York City Holl has taught at Columbia University since 1981.Holl s architecture has undergone a shift in emphasis, from his earlier concern with typology to his current concern with a phenomenological approach that is, with a concern for man s existentialist, bodily engagement with his surroundings The shift came about partly due to his interest in the writings of philosopher Maurice Merleau Ponty and architect theorist Juhani Pallasmaa.


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