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Centre Pompidou-Metz – Metz, France

Ronnie Self

Ronnie Self is Associate Professor of Architecture at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture at the University of Houston, USA. He received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin and advanced degrees in Theories of Architecture from the École d’Architecture Paris-Villemin and Philosophy of Art from the Université de Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne. He is a registered architect practicing in Houston and previously worked in the Paris office of Renzo Piano Building Workshop for 12 years where, among other projects, he was the Architect in Charge of the Atelier Brancusi for the Centre Georges Pompidou. He writes regularly on recently completed projects throughout the United States for American and French magazines. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Architecture of Art Museums : A Decade of Design: 2000–2010

Roudledge, 2014

Book chapter

... Centre Pompidou-Metz Metz, France The Pompidou Center – Metz (Fig 17.1) was a first experiment the Parc de la Seille, to the east. The 2.8 hectare (7 acre) site in French cultural decentralization. In the late 1990s, with reserved...

Social Sculpture

Jane Rendell

Jane Rendell is Reader in Architecture and Art and Director of Architectural Research at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University Collage London. She is the author of 'The Pursuit of Pleasure: Gender, Space and Architecture in Regency London' (Athlone Press, 2002) and co-editor of 'Strangely Familiar: Narratives of Architecture and the City' (Routledge, 1995), 'Gender Space Architecture: An Interdisciplinary Introduction' (Routledge, 1999), 'Intersections: Architectural Histories and Critical Theories' (Routledge, 2000) and 'The Unknown City: Contesting Architecture and Social Space' (MIT Press, 2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Art and Architecture : A Place Between

I.B. Tauris, 2006

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... Social Sculpture This most modern art discipline – Social Sculpture/Social Architecture – will only reach fruition when every living person becomes a creator, sculptor, or architect of the social organism.1 As we saw in Section 1...

Composite materials

Lorraine Farrelly

Writes: Architecture - General, Interior Design and Interior Architecture - General, Construction, Technology and Building Systems, Architectural Design and Design Process, Drawing and Presentation, Digital Architectural Design, Design - General Author of : Basics Architecture 02: Construction & Materiality, The Fundamentals of Architecture, Representational Techniques for Architecture, Basics Architecture 01: Representational Techniques Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Architecture 02: Construction & Materiality

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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... (AVA): Basics Architecture C + M TEXT CD1008-172 / 3173 ~ 2nd Proof BLACK Composite materials 126 |127 Materials can be classified in many different ways. Some are found or extracted from the earth (such as stone or timber) and some...

Interior structure

Andrew Charleson

Andrew Charleson is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. A structural engineer with many years' earthquake engineering experience, he now teaches Structures. He has previously authored two books, Seismic Design for Architects and Structure as Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure as Architecture : A source book for architects and structural engineers

Routledge, 2015

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... Inter ior str ucture Introduction may contrast with another part of the building? Is the roof to be ‘read’ as one or do we want the interval of Inevitably, some overlap occurs between the previous chapter, the elements to be staccato...