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Bohlin Cywinski Jackson: The Nature of Circumstance

We recently received this large format monograph on the work of Bohlin Cywinsky Jackson, one of the most renowned US firms. Their works include the Grand Teton Discovery and Visitor Center in Wyoming, several Apple Stores around the world, Pixar Studios, and a long list of award winning public and residential projects.

More info about their monograph after the break.

Graphic Design: Pablo Mandel ISBN: 978-0-8478-3293-4 Where to buy it: Amazon

See full index and Foreword after the break.

Foreword by Glenn Murcutt

“For the past five years I had the good fortune of teaching a few weeks a year in the Pacific Northwest at the University of Washington in Seattle. During each visit, I made time for travel to many parts of the state, including the San Juan islands, which string down the West Coast, and the superb mountains of the Cascades, as well as the nearby active volcanoes. I visited the incredible ancient forest of the Olympic Peninsula adjacent to the dynamic coastline and the drier region of the Palous whit its more extreme climate from summer to winter. The topography and landscapes of these regions vary enormously: to the west, with parts in a “rain shadow”; the craggy, high, mountainous regions to the north capture the winter snows that begin to melt in spring and fill the creeks and rivers; to the east, the climate is drier, with a topography of beautiful undulating hills that support the grasslands and farming. This is the Pacific Northwest I know the best. Bohlin Cywinski Jackson has undertaken many commissions here, as well as in other extraordinary landscapes throughout North America. (…)”

Index:

Foreword by Glenn Murcutt

Essays

The Character of Circumstance by Mack Scogin AIA From Here to There: The Sustainable Architecture of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson by Hohn Reynolds Nature Constructed: Creekside Houses by Tod Williams FAIA A Civics Lesson… by Will Bruder AIA Mountain Time by Tom Kundig FAIA

Projects

Creekside Creekside Outbuildings Environmental Education Center School of Fisheries, University of Washington The Barn at Fallingwater Ridge House Admissions Building, Trinity College Woodway Residence Natural Science Building, University of California, San Diego Envelope Houses Ballard Library and Neightborhood Service Center House at the Shawangunks Liberty Bell Center Pixar Animation Studio Nanotechnology Research Center, Georgia Institute of Technology Combs Poitn Residence Seattle City Hall Grand Teton Discovery and Visitor Center

Appendix

Acknowledgments Firm Profile Office Personnel Photography Credits Autors´Biographies Book Credits

Cite:Andrew Rosenberg. "Bohlin Cywinski Jackson: The Nature of Circumstance" 13 Dec 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/76628/bohlin-cywinski-jackson-the-nature-of-circumstance/>