Publisher: Black Dog Architecture (November 11, 2009)
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Size: 5.7 MB
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Stanton Williams: quantity is an exploration of the paintings and dealing tools of Stanton Williams, from their venture designing Issey Miyake's London shop in 1985 to their endured successes in tactile, spatial structure this day. The e-book opens with an advent from layout and tradition critic Stephen Bayley offering his worthwhile perception into the company's perform and ethos. Bayley's interesting observations approximately variety, flavor and modern layout have made him one of many world's best-known commentators on sleek culture.The publication additionally comprises an interview among Alan Stanton, Paul Williams and architectural journalist David Taylor, discussing the practice's history, the very early paintings undertaken by way of Stanton and Williams, which principally desirous about exhibition layout, in addition to showrooms for Issey Miyake and different modern designers. The interview extra addresses how the perform constructed and prolonged into large-scale initiatives similar to the Tower Hill Environs, London, the Padua Botanical Gardens and extra lately the Sainsbury Laboratory on the collage of Cambridge. Stanton Williams: quantity then is going right into a severe essay by way of architect, architectural historian and critic Irénée Scalbert which units the practice's paintings in a latest architectural context.Not simply does this e-book delve into the architectural and layout practices of the corporate however it additionally explores the folk, artwork and philosophy at the back of the firm's good fortune. Stanton Williams: quantity comprehensively profiles this cutting edge, hugely specific architectural enterprise via trained essays and interviews. The booklet is handsomely illustrated with specifically commissioned images through architectural photographer Hélène Binet.
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