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12 Projects in 120 Constraints

12 Projects in 120 Constraints

Plan:b Architects

By (author) Felipe Mesa
By (author) Federico Mesa

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  • The book is geared toward architects, and architecture, design, and art students
  • Relevant to architecture and art bookstores, university bookstores and libraries
  • This book presents two new Plan:b projects not yet published in books (Antejardin office building and Click Clack Hotel in Medellín) 
Full Description

In this book, we review a set of Plan:b projects in Colombia through the environmental, social, and voluntary constraints we faced, and the interim agreements we built around them. We carry out a reconstruction of the central facts behind these buildings through an “inverse” exercise — explaining each project based on contextual constraints and not on singular architectural ideas. We review the work of other authors and the way they understand limitations and difficulties that are part of their creative activity and attempt to generate a broad reflective base to approach our architectural projects and the predominant role that restrictions have played in them.

About the Author
Felipe Mesa is an architect at the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, in Colombia. He holds an M.Arch from the Universidad Politécnica de Catalunya (ETSAB) in Spain. Felipe is founder partner and principal at Plan:b architects, a firm based in Medellín, Colombia. He is an assistant professor at the Arizona State University, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, the Design School.

Federico Mesa is an architect at the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Colombia. He holds an M. Arch from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (UPB), Colombia and is Partner and Principal at Plan:b architects, firm based in Medellín, Colombia. Federico is an assistant professor at the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Facultad de Arquitectura, Colombia.
Specifications
Publisher
ORO Editions
ISBN
9781951541422
Published
18th Jun 2021
Binding
Paperback / softback
Territory
World excluding USA, Canada, Australasia & Asia (except Japan; China non-exclusive)
Size
203 mm x 140 mm
Pages
144 Pages
Illustrations
100 color
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