Architecture Lebbeus Woods OneFiveFour

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OneFiveFour

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Lebbeus Woods is a true visionary, whose drawings are among the richest and passionate as any in the history of architecture. For his first monograph, OneFiveFour, Woods painstakingly drew a book of two-page spreadsthat weave text, architectural elements, math, and physics into a unique vision of a new humanism for the information age. The powerful immediacy of the art makes it one of the most influential books we have ever published. Critic Michael Sorkin says it best: "In the mesmerizing, astonishingly wrought images of Lebbeus Woods...we are plunged into unfamiliar territory, a world of architecture beginning again....His ever-expanding discourse of the almost impossible is aninspiration not just to build, but to think."

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LEBBEUS WOODS, born in 1940, trained Architect, worked for Eero Saarinen (1964-1968). Theory and experimental projects since 1976. Founder and Scientific Director of the Research Institute of experimental Architecture, Europe (RIEA Europe). Has been a visiting Professor of Architecture at the Cooper Union, SCI-Arc, Harvard and Columbia Universities. GUY LAFRANCHI, born in 1966, trained Architect (ETH ZA1/4rich). Recently he founded his own studio in Bern. Held lectures on his work at the Barlett School of Architecture, London and The Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAI), Rotterdam. Member of RIEA Europe.

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"OneFiveFour, the 1989 monograph of American architect Lebbeus Woods, has been reprinted to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Princeton Architectural Press. Full of convention-bending sketches, the book--which helped make Woods into a cult hero among students and academics-- creates art out of math and physics." --Surface, March 2011

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