My basket contains:

0 items £0.00

View Basket

£8.99

Add to basket
Price in Euros €9.84
Price in USD $11.59
Select your currency
Calculated price

FREE UK Postage for online orders over £60

Terms and conditions apply

Franco Albini. Ina's Pavilions in the Milan and Bari Fairs. 1935

Federico Bucci

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 96

  • Publisher: Ilios

  • Date Published: Feb 2013

  • Stock Code: 79737

  • ISBN: 9788890345661

  • Binding: Paperback

Average Rating: Be the first to rate this product!
Your Rating:
Total rating: 0 out of 5
Total votes: 0

Description

The book is dedicated to a fresh and interesting building - that can be classified as a little exhibition pavilion. Watching the old images kindly provided by the Franco Albini Foundation Archive, many theoretical and practical aspects of these works do not stand out clearly: the photographic medium seems to be unable to convey topics and suggestions of these experiments. The high concentration of contents normally given to the theme of pavilion seldom makes an architectural manifesto out of this particular typology, but when it happens, so many factors have to be taken into consideration, that the overall perception becomes harder. The fact that the eventual aim of this typology is to advertise something, happens to even raise the rate of complexity, pushing the architect towards a design that must not compete with the advertised brand. Does it seem little to you? It is, anyway, already quite enough to justify treating those “small works” as equals of the bigger and important architectures. The building is overload: proportions, rhythms, geometry and other architectural elements are shown in the book through the usual architectural 3d model and through “invisible edge” views. This way of presenting the buildings helps to understand for the first time, having removed the “chiaroscuro” and the back lighting of the photos, the structure and the exhibition apparatus designed by Albini. As a scientific experiment, important results are revealed: an astonishing presence of “transparency” and a deep and the hard battle among container and content.

Post a Review

You need to be logged in to post a review

Customers Who Bought This Also Bought



Avoiding and Resolving Disputes: A Short Guide for Architects

Avoiding and Resolving Disputes: A Short Guide for Architects

Quick, concise and direct, this pocketbook outlines the essentials that every architect needs to know about construction disputes – from tips... (more)

£19.95

Add to basket
Franco Albini. Ina's Pavilions in the Milan and Bari Fairs. 1935 Avoiding and Resolving Disputes: A Short Guide for Architects

Avoiding and Resolving Disputes: A Short Guide for Architects

Avoiding and Resolving Disputes: A Short Guide for Architects

Quick, concise and direct, this pocketbook outlines the essentials that every architect needs to know about construction disputes – from tips... (more)

£19.95

Add to basket
Franco Albini. Ina's Pavilions in the Milan and Bari Fairs. 1935 Avoiding and Resolving Disputes: A Short Guide for Architects

Biomimicry in Architecture: 2nd edition

Biomimicry in Architecture: 2nd edition

When searching for genuinely sustainable building design and technology - designs that go beyond conventional sustainability to be truly... (more)

£25.00

Add to basket
Franco Albini. Ina's Pavilions in the Milan and Bari Fairs. 1935 Biomimicry in Architecture: 2nd edition

The Art of Building a Garden City: Designing new communities for the 21st Century

The Art of Building a Garden City: Designing new communities for the 21st Century

The concept of the Garden City is perhaps the most radical and relevant legacy of British town planning and the utopian tradition. Its pioneers... (more)

£40.00

Add to basket
Franco Albini. Ina's Pavilions in the Milan and Bari Fairs. 1935 The Art of Building a Garden City: Designing new communities for the 21st Century

The Design Companion for Planning and Placemaking

The Design Companion for Planning and Placemaking

This book is an essential primer to help those involved in planning secure higher standards of  building, open space and neighbourhood design... (more)

£30.00

Add to basket
Franco Albini. Ina's Pavilions in the Milan and Bari Fairs. 1935 The Design Companion for Planning and Placemaking

Recently Viewed