Contested Symmetries: The Architecture of Preston Scott Cohen
Laurence King, 2001 - Architecture - 173 pages
This text features Preston Scott Cohen's intricate geometric symmetries and describes both the mechanics and the theory behind their application. A wealth of projects, including the widely acclaimed Torus House, are represented.
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Foreword Rafael Moneo
Predicaments and Surrogates
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anamorphosis appear architect areas axis baroque become bedroom Belluno bilateral symmetry Brescia Carlo ai Catinari carport ceiling central century columns comer cone Congruencies Contested Symmetries corner create Diagram distance point distorted Edizioni SISAR embrasure entrance exterior facade flatfish floor front function gallery grid ground line group exhibition horizon plane horizontal kitchen living room lobby located loggia Longboat Key Montague House Montirone museum normative north facade oblique projection orthogonal palace Palazzo Gambara pattem perpendicular Perspective Apparatus Peter Eisenman picture plane pilaster plane figure Prado Preston Scott Cohen Progressive Architecture Awards projective geometry ramp rear facade roof rotation sacristy San Carlo Scott Cohen serliana Siesta Key space spatial stair stereotomic object Stereotomic Permutations structural surface Swingline terminal line terrace three-dimensional tion tive Torus House tripartite tube two-point vanishing plane Venetian Venezia Venice vertical Villa Tauro Villanueva Building volume west facade Wu House York