Close-up - Ruch & Partner Architects 1994-2016
- Documents the complete work to date of Swiss firm Ruch & Partner Architects
- Features all of their buildings and projects, including the famous interventions in historic houses in the Engadine
- Lavishly illustrated with colour photographs throughout and with selected plans
- Beautiful present for architecture lovers and anyone with an interest in historic houses
In 2006, the book Historic Houses in the Engadin: Architectural Interventions by Hans-Jörg Ruch brought the name and work of this Swiss architect to international attention. His new book, with equally opulent design and again lavishly illustrated, now documents the entire range of his achievements over nearly twenty-five years. His oeuvre comprises private houses and multi-unit residential buildings, public buildings such as museums or libraries, as well as infrastructure designs. A focus of the firm’s work is the rebuilding and restoration of existing and in particular of historic buildings. Close-up – Ruch & Partner Architects 1994-2016 features all of the firm’s realised buildings and projects to date, including the restored historic houses in the Engadine with the careful and sensitive contemporary interventions that made his name internationally known. Each is presented with atmospheric photographs and selected plans that demonstrate the firm’s approach and concepts and with a concise text. A topical essay on Ruch’s architecture in context with his biography and the surrounding Swiss mountain landscape.
- Scheidegger & Spiess
- 19th Nov 2018
- World excluding Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Puerto Rico, United States, Canada, and Japan
- 295 mm x 275 mm
- 424 Pages
- 300 color, 250 b&w
Distributed by ACC Art Books
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