Wiel Arets: Autobiographical References / Robert McCarter

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: Autobiographical References  offers a unique and unparalleled view of this internationally renowned architect. Wiel Arets’ optimistic outlook towards the future, which he calls ‘A Wonderful World: A New Map of the World’, underlies his global philosophy. This book presents Arets’ lectures on that topic, debates between him and other thinkers and makers, 60 exemplary designs from his studio, and an extensive series of interviews with Arets. Within these texts his background, education, projects, and teachings are interwoven in a discussion that highlights the evolution of his career.

Preface 
011 Following a Hard Act to Follow / Robert McCarter
Autobiographic / Autodidactic
021 Interview / Wiel Arets with Robert McCarter
075 Lecture / Urban Design
099 Debate / Grahame Shane, Eric Mumford
111 Student Interview

Define / Combine
213  Interview / Wiel Arets with Robert McCarter
263 Lecture / City-Countryside-Continent-World
289 Debate / Ron Witte, John Hoal
305 Student Interview
Infection / Perfection
315  Interview / Wiel Arets with Robert McCarter
363 Lecture / Product Design
387 Debate / Richard Buchanan, Bryce Rutter, Bruce Lindsey
399 Student Interview

Re-spect / Re-think
411  Interview / Wiel Arets with Robert McCarter
463 Lecture / Architecture
489 Studio Statement / A Wonderful World
497 Final Studio Discussion / Stan Allen, Kathryn Dean, Igor Marjanovic, Stephen Leet
507 Berlage Institute Interview /  Wiel Arets with Robert McCarter
Essay
519 Dialogical Practice:Wiel Arets at Work / Robert McCarter

Publisher: Birkhäuser
Editor: Robert McCarter
Design: Irma Boom Office
Pages: 536
Language: English
ISBN: 978-3-0346-0811-4

Cite: Hernandez, Diego. "Wiel Arets: Autobiographical References / Robert McCarter" 30 Jul 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 25 Apr 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=257711>

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