MCHAP Book One: The Americas

MCHAP Book One: The Americas

by Fabrizio Gallanti (Editor)

Hardcover(English ed.)

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MCHAP: The Americas brings together leading architects and academics in a dialogue exploring the current state of architecture throughout the Americas and analyzes themes raised by the seven finalist projects (designed by Herzog & de Meuron, Álvaro Siza, Steven Holl Architects, OMA/ LMN – Rem Koolhaas and Joshua Prince-Ramus, Smiljan Radić, Cristián Undurraga, Rafael Iglesia) from the inaugural Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize recognizing the best built works in the Americas from 2000 through 2013.

The book includes contributions from the inaugural MCHAP jury (IITAC Dean Wiel Arets, Kenneth Frampton, Jorge Francisco Liernur, Dominique Perrault, Sarah Whiting) as well as essays by Fabrizio Gallanti, Pedro Alonso, Luis Castañeda, Felipe Correa, Pier Paolo Tamburelli, Horacio Torrent, Molly Wright Steenson, Mimi Zeiger.

Co-published with IITAC Press.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781945150012
Publisher: Actar
Publication date: 12/01/2016
Edition description: English ed.
Pages: 444
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.80(h) x 5.20(d)

About the Author

Fabrizio Gallanti, Editor, has wide-raging and international experience in architectural design, education, publication, and exhibitions. He holds a Ph.D. in architectural design from the Politecnico di Torino (2001) and an M. Arch. from the University of Genova (1995). In 2003 he founded FIG Projects, with Francisca Insulza, an experimental studio that explores the boundaries between architecture, urban research and visual arts and promotes interdisciplinary initiatives. Fig Projects recently curated the exhibition “The World in Our Eyes” within the 4th Lisbon Architecture Triennial “The Form of Form”. In 2014 he was the first senior Mellon fellow at the School of Architecture of Princeton University. He is currently course lecturer at the School of Architecture of McGill University in Montréal and visiting professor at the Architectural Association in London.

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