SHoP: Out of Practice

SHoP Out of Practice An insider s look into one of contemporary architecture s most cutting edge firms SHoP s striking projects and unique business model are captured in this thoughtful and inventively organized monograph

  • Title: SHoP: Out of Practice
  • Author: SHoP SHoP Architects Philip Nobel Christopher Sharples Kimberly Holden Gregg Pasquarelli
  • ISBN: 9781580932714
  • Page: 386
  • Format: Hardcover
  • An insider s look into one of contemporary architecture s most cutting edge firms SHoP s striking projects and unique business model are captured in this thoughtful and inventively organized monograph Designed in a playful and intricate manner, SHoP Out of Practice reflects the character and attitudes of the firm itself Thirteen projects are shown in great detail, inclAn insider s look into one of contemporary architecture s most cutting edge firms SHoP s striking projects and unique business model are captured in this thoughtful and inventively organized monograph Designed in a playful and intricate manner, SHoP Out of Practice reflects the character and attitudes of the firm itself Thirteen projects are shown in great detail, including the Barclays Center at Atlantic Yards, Brooklyn a master plan for the East River Waterfront, New York and Dunescape, winner of the annual MoMA P.S.1 competition for a summer courtyard installation Interspersed between the projects are thematic explorations of current issues in architecture style, risk, innovation, sustainability, and Also included are five essays by the SHoP partners that offer the firm s take on practice, politics, finance, technology, and sustainability.

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    1. Perfect Tea Cup for A Coffee Drinker-SHoP is not my cup of tea just to start with a coffee drinker's inside joke, OK seriously, I’m not a SHoP enthusiast but this is the best example of what portfolio should be. The book is a thick 420 pages volume, but 8.3 x 10.3 dimensions kept it petit, green canvas panel with no annoying dust cover enhanced its perfection. The page format is simple and direct. The projects are organized in sequence that began with writing and diagrams to guide you to the c [...]

    2. Shop (Sharples, Holden, and Pasquarelli) es una firma joven de arquitectura basada en la ciudad de nueva york, con seis socios fundadores ha demostrado el valor de la arquitectura tecnológica en nuestros días. Todos ellos con una maestría en arquitectura por la Columbia Graduate School of Architecture. Este libro es su primer monográfico y demuestra de una manera muy clara la trayectoria y sobre todo la praxis resultante de una sólida filosofía.Ojear este volumen me ha dejado muy satisfech [...]

    3. Awesome book! Some really intelligent solutions in this book, it really shows creativity and how they're using the tools we have in this day and age.

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