Hans Scharoun and the Development of Small Apartment Floor Plans
Insights into the design process and intellectual foundation of Hans Scharoun, one of the most extraordinary protagonists of Germany's modern architecture: This new book, based on extensive research, demonstrates how closely interlocked his residential buildings are with their architect's immense engagement with the topic of housing. Alongside reproductions of plans and drawings, the book features excerpts from Scharoun's unpublished texts.
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Awards for Park Books and Scheidegger & Spiess
We are delighted that books from both Park Books and Scheidegger & Spiess were honored among the ten best architectural books in this year’s DAM Architectural Book Award: The Giedion World and Baku – Oil and Urbanism.
Congratulations to the designers Diego Bontognali and Valeria Bonin from Bonbon, as to Bruno Margreth and Martina Brassel, and to all others who have contributed to this success!
Never Stop Reading
The bookstore Never Stop Reading is located in Zurich's old town, only a few steps from the Kunsthaus, the University, and ETH. The store features a broad range of international publications on architecture, photography, art, and design, as well as a section of general-interest English books. The new spaces can be used for small exhibitions and we'll be hosting a diverse program of book launches, readings, panel discussions . . . We're looking forward to seeing you there!
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