Patkau Architects: Selected Projects 1983–1993 (TUNS Press, 1994) presents wood architecture by the intriguing Canadian architectural practice. The book has been compiled by Brian Carter, and it was published in Documents in Canadian Architecture.
Architecture in Canada combines the richness of Western architectural heritage and the simplicity of an aboriginal culture still closely tied to a vast fragile land (…) The work of Patkau Architects is an excellent example of the search for the resolution of the Canadian cultural duality. it may not be the most voluminous, or perhaps the most refined, but it is certainly amongst the most searching and poetic architecture of our time. Patkau’s work skilfully avoids extra-architectural aims. Their attitude is that they practice architecture like an other architect, not setting out to create ‘Canadian Architecture,’ but simply architecture.
– Dr. E. Baniassad, Foreword to Patkau Architects: Selected Projects 1983–1993 (TUNS Press, 1994), p.7
The text is in English. The book is illustrated with black-and-white photographs and architectural drawings.
Our copy in stock is in good condition. The pages are clean; the binding is intact. The front cover wears the previous owner’s sticker, and there is an old price sticker on the back cover.