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Wunderkammer.
WILLIAMS, Tod and Billie TSIEN.
Wunderkammer.
An alluring glimpse into magnificent Cornell-like boxes organized by these two leading architects. Inspired by the idea of the wunderkammer-"wonder-room" or "cabinet of curiosities"-that originated during the Renaissance, world-renowned architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien invited 35 celebrated architects and designers from around the world to create their own wunderkammers, filling boxes with objects that inspire them. This delightful book gathers together the varied, evocative wunderkammers along with accompanying statements by their architect-creators, including such luminaries as Shigeru Ban, Toyo Ito, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Peter Eisenman, Steven Holl, Richard Meier, Murray Moss, Diebedo Francis Kere, Juhani Pallasmaa, Elias Torres, and Peter Zumthor.

Category: Architecture, Monographs
Binding: Cl.
Pages: 240 pp
Publisher: Yale University Press
Year: 2013.
Publication Place: New Haven,
ISBN: 9780300197983
Book Id: 94770

Price: $29.95

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