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Industrial Chic. Reconverting Spaces.

Gallery Bon Bon

Regular price R 150.00

Disused industrial buildings can be profoundly beautiful, but as they don't make lots of money people tend to like making them, once more, productive members of our great society. Sometimes, of course, this process can be highly beneficial both aesthetically and socially. This book presents 31 such developments, described in quintilingual text (English, Italian, French, Spanish and Portuguese) and illustrated with seductive, cool photography and cute, colourful plans. Split into three sections (single-use buildings, multi-functional buildings and urban redevelopments) examples range from the internationally famous Tate Modern to warehouse conversions such as the Henry Jones Art Hotel in Tasmania, to Camera, a Toronto gallery-cum-cinema formerly a kitchen appliance warehouse. There are before-and-after images for every site and contact details for the architectural firms featured - incling Renzo Piano, Clive Wilkinson, Latz und Partner and many more. We are lucky to be able to bring you titles from this excellent Italian publisher, they really are making some cracking books.
  • Book condition: Very good
  • Publisher :  Edizioni Gribaudo srl (January 1, 2006)
  • Language :  English
  • Item Weight :  1 kg
  • Dimensions: 24 x 20 cm x 2 cm

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