Eternity Soup

Eternity Soup

Inside the Quest to End Aging

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Gernot Hertl is one of Austria's most successful young architects. He has put together an impressive oeuvre in only a few years that has received international recognition for the architect's unusual projects and solutions. 'Space and Texture' is the central element in this philosophy. Homogenous surfaces with innovative materials and textures are just as important in Hertl Architect's language of shapes as free flowing, open inside room shapes within his buildings. The breadth of realized projects ranges from small garden houses to medium-sized commercial buildings and social housing projects as well as multipurpose high-rise buildings. The first monograph of this young office in Steyr (Upper Austria) features beautiful photo essays by the acclaimed architecture photographer Paul Ott that offer an insight into one of the most ambitious architecture labs in Central Europe. The volume also includes a subject overview and documentation section that gives the reader an inspiring, representative view of the architect's work. Gernot Hertl zahlt zu den erfolgreichsten jungen Architekten Osterreichs. In wenigen Jahren hat er ein beeindruckendes Oeuvre vorgelegt, das durch zahlreiche ungewohnliche Aufgaben und Losungen bereits internationale Aufmerksamkeit erweckte. "Space & Texture" ist das zentrale Element dieser Philosophie. Homogene Oberflachen in innovativen Materialien und Texturen sind ebenso wichtige Bestandteile der klaren Formensprache von Hertl.Architekten wie die frei fliessenden, offenen Raumformen im Inneren der Hauser. Die Bandbreite der realisierten Bauten reicht vom Kleingartenhaus uber mittelgrosse Gewerbebauten und soziale Wohnbauten bis zu Hochhausern gemischter Nutzung. Die erste Monografie des jungen Buros mit Sitz in Steyr (Oberosterreich) bietet mit hochwertigen Fotoessays des renommierten Architekturfotografen Paul Ott in einem Themen- und einem Dokumentationsteil einen inspirierenden, reprasentativen Einblick in eines der ambitioniertesten Architekturlabors Mitteleuropa
Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780307407900
030740790X
Characteristics: xix, 234 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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