By Fiona McLachlan

ISBN-10: 0415597099

ISBN-13: 9780415597098

How do architects use colour? Do they undertake a special technique or start line for each venture? Do they steadily domesticate person colour palettes, which increase along their physique of outfitted paintings? Do they make the most of, or are they conscious of, the physique of theoretical paintings that underpins using colour some time past, and kinds the foundation of lots of the colour structures commercially to be had this present day?

Informed by means of the author’s thirty years in architectural perform and academia, this booklet investigates, records and analyzes the paintings of a couple of modern architects as a way to reply to those questions and supply a transparent reference of latest colour use. The publication indicates a holistic method of the combination of colour in structure; via a chain of thematic essays, the textual content explores and divulges underlying rules in colour layout and alertness. Case reviews include:

  • AHMM

  • Caruso St John

  • Erich Wiesner and Otto Steidle

  • Gigon/Guyer

  • O’Donnell + Tuomey

  • Sauerbruch Hutton

  • Steven Holl

  • UN Studio.

The booklet presents transparent insights into how specific modern architects use colour with a bit of luck and intelligently as a vital part in their layout philosophy, along with their offerings of fabrics and finishes.

Offering a stimulating view of the heritage of colour conception, and pragmatic recommendation to practising architects, this booklet could be inspiring to either layout pros and students.

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