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The Sky's the Limit: Applying Radical Architecture

The Sky's the Limit: Applying Radical Architecture

Thanks to innovations in building materials, design technologies, and construction tools, a new generation of architects can finally realize structures that would have previously remained mere dreams. This emergence of a new vernacular of radically sculpted buildings, rooms, and installations melds rigorous usability with a playful and cutting edge aesthetic, facilitating highly functional yet undeniably exhilarating spaces.

The Sky’s the Limit serves as a compelling exploration of these seemingly impossible, yet surprisingly practical structures and spaces. Unleashing the creative potential offered by the latest developments in design and construction, this book presents spectacularly formed buildings, façades, and interiors as well as inspiring temporary projects and urban interventions by both young and established talents. The projects featured here have all been built, are actively in use, and transport us to the outer limits of our spatial imagination.

Content 003 Form Findingand Place Making: The Evolving Role of Sculptural Architecture in the Built Enviorment / Sofia Borges 006 Chapter I / Organic Flow 054 Chapter II / Sharp Structures 100 Chapter III / Smarter Surface 174 Chapter IV / Internal Affairs 224 Chapter V / Point of View

Publisher: Gestalten Editors: R. Klanten, S. Ehmann, S. Borges Format: 24 x 30 cm Features: 288 pages, full color, hardcover Language: English ISBN: 978-3-89955-422-9

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Cite: Diego Hernandez. "The Sky's the Limit: Applying Radical Architecture" 03 Aug 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/260346/the-skys-the-limit-applying-radical-architecture/> ISSN 0719-8884
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