Event-Cities 4 is the latest in the Event-Cities series from Bernard Tschumi, documenting recent built and theoretical projects in the context of his evolving views on architecture, urbanism, and design. more
In this collection, Tschumi introduces the "Concept-Form/'>concept-form": a concept generating a form, or a form generating a concept, so that one reinforces the other. The concept may be programmatic, technological, or social. The form may be singular or multiple, regular or irregular, Concept-Form/'>Concept-forms act as organizing devices or common denominators for the multiple dimensions of programs and their evolution over time, and drive the projects featured in this book.
Highlights include a media zone in Abu Dhabi, a museum and visitors' center in Alesia, France, a pedestrian bridge in La-Roche-sur-Yon, France, and a master plan for a sprawling new city in the Dominican Republic. The book contains over twenty of the firm's recent projects, showcasing the most current and forward-looking designs of one of today's leading architectural practices. back