The Secret of the Shadow: Light and Shadow in Architecture (Das Geheimnis Des Schattens: Licht und Schatten in der Architektur) (English and German Edition)

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Light and shadow belong together. Yet the increasing number of artificial light sources on earth are resulting in continuously decreasing zones of shadow and darkness. In architecture, the growing use of glass and other translucent layers questions the very significance of shadows. Do they protect against or cause a loss of brightness? Do we even need shadows today at all? The Secret of the Shadow explores these "holes in the light" through perceptual psychology, historical accounts of their use in architectural teaching, and an overview of their role in classical modern architecture. Additionally, 50 "shadow seekers" from around the world, including Pritzker Prize-winning architects Tadao Ando and Sverre Fehn, contributed a work of their own that reveals the importance of shadows in contemporary architectural concepts.

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HElEne Binet was born in 1959 and is of both Swiss and French descent. She turned to architectural photographing 1986, and since then has worked with Zaha Hadid, John Hejduk, Daniel Liebeskind, St. John and Caruso, Ben van Berkel, Coop Himmelb(l)au, Peter Zumthor, and others.

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Book Description Wasmuth, E, Wasmuth, E, 2002. Softcover. Condition: gut. 2002. Zum Licht gehört Schatten. Das Zusammenspiel reicht von der These, Schatten seien Löcher im Licht bis zu der umgekehrten Idee, sie seien die auf der Erde verbleibenden Vertreter des kosmischen Dunkels, die vom Licht aufgerissen werden. Es gibt immer mehr Lichtquellen auf der Erde, damit immer mehr Licht und immer weniger Schattenzonen und Dunkelheit. In der Architektur wächst die Transparenz der neuen Gebäude und ihrer Organisation. Der vermehrte Einsatz von Glas und anderen transluzenten Schichten wirft in der Folge von mehr Licht auch die Frage nach der Bedeutung des Schattens auf. Sind Schatten ein Gewinn - ein Schutz oder der Verlust von Helligkeit. Wie erklären sich architektonische Schatten in einer historischen Perspektive? Wie ist ihre Bedeutung in der Architektur bestimmt worden? Warum brauchen wir Schatten? Dieser Frage versucht das Buch, das eine Ausstellung im Deutschen Architektur Museum zum Thema begleitete, von unterschiedlichen Standpunkten und Vorstellungen aus nachzugehen. Light and shadow belong together. Yet the increasing number of artificial light sources on earth are resulting in continuously decreasing zones of shadow and darkness. In architecture, the growing use of glass and other translucent layers questions the very significance of shadows. Do they protect against or cause a loss of brightness? In deutscher Sprache. 224 pages. 27,9 x 22,1 x 1,7 cm. Seller Inventory # BN35678

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