Draping is a technique that involves working with fabric directly on the mannequin. This allows the designer to start out from an idea that can change as the design of the piece progresses. In this process, creative freedom plays a more important and less rigid role than patterns and drawings on paper do. This publication is a practical step by step guide for students and fashion professionals who want to delve deeper into this technique used by big industry names such as Issey Miyake, Margela, Thierry Mugler, Iris van Herpen and many others. Focusing on a range of subjects, from the required tools and different examples of designs to the steps to be followed in creating jackets, skirts and dresses as well as more specific details, this book offers everything that readers need to learn the principles of draping step by step and have a solid basis for making their own creations without limiting their creativity.
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Explore 36 outstanding new skyscrapers from all over the world that are pioneering, innovative, and beautiful. The International Highrise Award celebrates architectural excellence in buildings that integrate sustainability, design, and community interaction. Bestowed biennially by the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM), DekaBank, and the City of Frankfurt, the award spans the globe to honor nearly forty outstanding skyscrapers completed within the last two years. Previous winners include the apartment buildings VIA 57 West in New York City by BIG, Bosco Verticale in Milan by Boeri Studio, and The Met in Bangkok by WOHA Architects, as well as the office building 1 Bligh Street in Sydney by ingenhoven architects. This book profiles the winner, finalists, and nominees of the competition through photographs, illustrations, architectural drawings, and essays. In its close examination of the most innovative highrises being built today, this volume shows readers how contemporary architecture is improving its environment. AUTHORS: Peter Cachola Schmal is Director of the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) in Frankfurt, Germany. Peter Korner is an interior architect and works as a freelance curator for the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM). Maximilian Liesner is an urbanist and has worked as a scientific volunteer at the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM). SELLING POINTS: * With new technologies and more creative architecture, skyscrapers are getting more and more daring and this book showcases the newest and best skyscrapers in the world. * This book features detailed photography of each of the 37 highrises featured. 230 colour images
Architecture In Context
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Contemporary design solutions based on environmental, social and cultural identities. How do you design a distinctive building that also fits seamlessly into its context? How do you add value to a site yet at the same time acknowl- edge its identity? Architecture in Context attempts to answer these questions with a carefully selected series of international, public/private, large- and small-scale projects, all of which demonstrate just that sensitiv- ity to their environmental, cultural and social contexts. Each project is accompanied by a descriptive and critical text and illustrated with photographs and drawings. Ranging from initial concept sketches through to detailed construction drawings, the reader is given a full overview of the whole design process from ideation to construction. Presenting different use programs, from airports to museums, schools, private houses, public build- ings, hotels, and industrial sites, the projects in this volume illustrate the different ways in which context can be interpreted, and the many different architectural achievements that result. With works by the most respected contemporary architects around the world, such as Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Steven Holl Architects, Giancarlo Maz- zanti Arquitectos, Neutelings Riedijk Architects, and 3XN
GREAT ENGLISH INTERIORS
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Famed photographer Derry Moore and renowned interior designer David Mlinaric offer a panoramic tour inside some of Britain's finest manor houses, halls, castles, and public buildings. Bridging five centuries, this lavishly illustrated book looks at houses such as Haddon Hall, Chastleton, and Knole, each with superb examples of Tudor and Stuart interiors. Including Houghton Hall from the 18th century and Waddesdon Manor from the 19th century, the book continues into the 20th century to feature the homes of such influential figures as Nancy Lancaster, Pauline de Rothschild, and David Hicks, guiding readers through the finest examples of English interior design. The work of British masters including Inigo Jones, William Kent, and Robert Adam is beautifully portrayed in striking photographs while complementary essays enlighten readers on the events and personalities that lend each site cultural significance. Anglophiles, armchair tourists, and lovers of grand interiors will enjoy these gorgeous photographs while discovering more about the designers, architects, and trends that have made British style so alluring and enduring over the centuries.