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For two decades now, Thomas Herzog has been recognized internationally as a pioneer of solar architecture and innovative building research. His work in these fields forms the basis for the development of new architectural concepts in which aesthetics, functional efficiency and sustainablity are combined. This volume, containing introductory essays by well-known authors and a lavishly illustrated section that describes Herzog's projects and research activities, provides a comprehensive and richly facetted view of the work of this architect.
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Around twenty of the architect ’s most important projects are shown here with sketches, plans, and models, as well as stunning photographs. The presentation brings out the innovative aspects of each project, showing how individual building forms have been found through a rigorous search for the optimum functional, constructive, and ecological and design solution. Herzog ’s own statements on his work provide a further insight into his approach; the volume also includes the architect ’s most important university research projects, as well as texts on central questions of architecture, solar energy, and energy conscious building.About the Author:
The Architect Thomas Herzog heads an internationally renowned architectural firm, and is professor of design and engineering at the Technical University, Munich. He is the editor of Solar Energy in Architecture and Urban Planning, Sustainable Height: Deutsche Messe AG Hannover Administration Building, and Expodach, all published by Prestel.
Peter Buchanan, Ingeborg Flagge, Joachim Luther, Anna Meseure, Winfried Nerdinger
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Book Description Prestel Pub, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P113791325779
Book Description Prestel Pub, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M3791325779
Book Description Prestel Pub. Hardcover. Condition: New. 3791325779 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW99.2186904