ArchiLab: Radical Experiments in Global Architecture reports the outcomes of a groundbreaking architectural conference of the new generation of design talent that exhibited their work in Orléans, France, in 1999 and 2000. Since then, ArchiLab has become a concept for radical and innovative architectural thinking of the younger generation of international architects. The events and exhibitions have been initiated and hosted by the city of Orléans together with the French cultural administration and institutions. For further information, please check out the ArchDaily video interview with the editors Frédéric Migayrou and Marie-Ange Brayer.
The book consists of conceptual project presentations by renowned architects and teams such as Neil Denari, MVRDV, Greg Lynn, Snøhetta many of which have since become a part of the leading architectural establishment. The book also contains a selection of essays by international critics such as Aaron Betsky, Ole Bouman, Bart Lootsma and Michael Speaks. The book gives a comprehensive outlook to architectural thinking at the turn of the millennium.
Our copy in stock is the 1st paperback edition published in 2003. The book is in good condition; only the covers show some signs of shelf wear.