Patkau Architects: Material Operations
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press 2017 ISBN: 9781616895709 Format: Hardcover, 192pp, 254x203mm
Patkau Architects is known for creating innovative, sculptural buildings that convey artistic expression through the purposeful use of materials. Patkau Architects: Material Operations reveals the architectural philosophy and techniques that drive the firm's extraordinary constructions. It investigates how the qualities of commonly available construction materials and unconventional techniques produce buildable, expressive forms with inherent structural capacities and evocative identities.