COLLECTED WORKS: VOLUME 1 (1990-2005) · Caruso St John
COLLECTED WORKS: VOLUME 1 (1990-2005) · Caruso St John
COLLECTED WORKS: VOLUME 1 (1990-2005) · Caruso St John
COLLECTED WORKS: VOLUME 1 (1990-2005) · Caruso St John
COLLECTED WORKS: VOLUME 1 (1990-2005) · Caruso St John
COLLECTED WORKS: VOLUME 1 (1990-2005) · Caruso St John
COLLECTED WORKS: VOLUME 1 (1990-2005) · Caruso St John
COLLECTED WORKS: VOLUME 1 (1990-2005) · Caruso St John
COLLECTED WORKS: VOLUME 1 (1990-2005) · Caruso St John
COLLECTED WORKS: VOLUME 1 (1990-2005) · Caruso St John
COLLECTED WORKS: VOLUME 1 (1990-2005) · Caruso St John
COLLECTED WORKS: VOLUME 1 (1990-2005) · Caruso St John
COLLECTED WORKS: VOLUME 1 (1990-2005) · Caruso St John
COLLECTED WORKS: VOLUME 1 (1990-2005) · Caruso St John
COLLECTED WORKS: VOLUME 1 (1990-2005) · Caruso St John
COLLECTED WORKS: VOLUME 1 (1990-2005) · Caruso St John

COLLECTED WORKS: VOLUME 1 (1990-2005) · Caruso St John

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The first volume of a comprehensive work, this book covers fifteen years of Caruso St John, one of the most acclaimed and influential contemporary architectural practices. Following a thematic course around key phases and aspects of his thought, this extensive volume offers a detailed reflection on the activities of the practice between 1990 and 2005. Through a chorus of voices that includes critics, clients and artists, he narrates his emergence and early development. until the international recognition that came with projects such as Nottingham Contemporary, The New Art Gallery Walsall and Brick House, the last two being shortlisted for the Stirling Prize. Here are detailed accounts of early projects and competition entries, featuring previously unpublished drawings and new commentary by Adam Caruso and Peter St John, accompanied and contextualized by inventories of contemporary art and architecture references, alongside new and archival texts. that capture the formation of each project. and reception. With an open and thoughtful structure, the book offers both an accessible introduction and a detailed and cross-sectional constellation of ideas, images, influences, and documentation. Various projects, such as the progressive iterations of Peter St John's house in Orleston Mews and the signage system for London's Bankside, dialogue with more well-known buildings. Bringing together the renowned and the lesser, the peripheral and the spectacular, the ugly and the beautiful, this essential book, the first comprehensive monograph on the practice, embodies Caruso St John's belief that the contemporary world is made up of more than just the new. but of all that has come before. It illuminates a vision of the built environment as a network of culture, memory, construction, and emotion, and articulates an architecture that inhabits and evolves with that fluctuating whole. Includes texts by Wim Wenders, Hans Kolhoff, Irénée Scalbert, Vicky Richardson, Claes Caldenby, Dominique Boudet, James Lingwood, Adam Caruso, Peter St John, and more.

Embossed linen hardcover

22x26cm,

416 pages

English