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Kubo, Michael

Works: 35 works in 89 publications in 4 languages and 1,148 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Designs and plans  Case studies  Conference papers and proceedings  Archives 
Roles: Editor, Author
Classifications: NA2940, 720
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Most widely held works by Michael Kubo
The function of ornament by Farshid Moussavi( Book )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Architecture needs mechanisms that allow it to become connected to culture. It achieves this by continually capturing the forces that shape society as material to work with. Architecture's materiality is therefore a composite one, made up of visible forces (structural, functional, physical) as well as invisible forces (cultural, political, temporal). Architecture progresses through new concepts that connect with these forces, manifesting itself in new aesthetic compositions and affects. Ornament is the by-product of this process, through which architectural material is organized to transmit unique affects." "This book is a graphic guide to ornaments in the twentieth century. It unveils the function of ornament as the agent for specific affects, dismantling the idea that ornament is applied to buildings as a discrete or non-essential entity. Each case operates through greater or lesser depth to exploit specific synergies between the exterior and the interior, constructing an internal order between ornament and material. These internal orders produce expressions that are contemporary, yet whose affects are resilient in time."--Jacket
Seattle Public Library, OMA/LMN by Michael Kubo( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prada by Rem Koolhaas( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and Italian and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Présente des magasins pour la marque Prada conçus par Rem Koolhass. Si toutes les innovations en matière de service aux clients et de mise en valeur de la collection n'ont pas été réalisées, elles montrent le potentiel des futures boutiques. Plus qu'une surface où stocker la marchandise, au-delà de la simple image publicitaire, l'espace de vente est en train de vivre sa révolution. Véritables analystes de marché habillés d'un design hautement technologique, ces architectures de demain participent cependant au même objectif final: l'achat
GSD 08 platform : [a year of research through studio work, theses, exhibitions, and conferences at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design by Lluís Ortega( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

GSD 08 Platform formulates prevalent tendencies and coherences among the many that operate within the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Its content groupings are the site of relations between a diverse range of projects and research, developing affinities between projects, events, and writings and revealing a cross-section of ideas and interests. More than a mere recording of lectures, publications, and exhibitions, this book unravels a new order of experiences and discoveries
Heroic : concrete architecture and the new Boston( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today, when concrete buildings across the nation are in danger of insensitive renovation or demolition, Heroic presents the concrete structures that defined Boston during this remarkable period-from the well-known (Boston City Hall, New England Aquarium, and cornerstones of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University) to the already lost (Mary Otis Stevens and Thomas F. McNulty's concrete Lincoln House and Studio; Sert, Jackson & Associates' Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School)-with hundreds of images; essays by architectural historians Joan Ockman, Lizabeth Cohen, Keith N. Morgan, and Douglass Shand-Tucci; and interviews with a number of the architects themselves. The product of 8 years of research and advocacy, Heroic surveys the intentions and aspirations of this period and considers anew its legacies-both troubled and inspired
OfficeUS : Atlas( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Collects a key press archive of US architectural production abroad and the transformations of the US architectural office over the last hundred years"--Page 11
Desert America, territory of paradox( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Yokohama project : [foreign office architects by Foreign Office Architects( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La función del ornamento by Farshid Moussavi( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phylogenesis : foa's ark by Foreign Office Architects( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phylogenesis--wait, we'll explain the title soon--is structured as a reflection on the work that Foreign Office Architects (FOA) has produced during its first 10 years of practice. With its genesis as a primarily speculative and academic endeavor, FOA has recently expended much energy in the development of a technical arsenal for implementing real projects. Such explorations have been undertaken through a series of competitions, speculative commissions, and lately some real projects, some of them already completed, others still under construction. The outcome of these years is seen not just as a series of experiments, defined by the specific conditions of a project, but as a consistent reservoir of architectural species to be proliferate, mutated, and evolved in the near future. With the spirit of a scientific classification, the genesis of the projects is here identified as the evolution of a series of "phylums," actualized--and simultaneously virtualized--in their application to the specific conditions where the projects take place. Phylogenesis also includes an FOA-curated compilation of previously published texts from several critics who analyze "external" topics that relate to different aspects of the firm's discourse
From control to design : parametric/algorithmic architecture by Michael Meredith( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of projects and critical texts by designers and practitioners across the fields of parametric and algorithmic design, technologies radically reshaping architecture
Die Funktion des Ornaments( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

OfficeUS atlas( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

OfficeUS, the U.S. Pavilion for the 2014 International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennaledi Venezia, reframes the history of U.S. architecture through the lens of export in two interrelated constructs: “The Office” and “The Repository”. The Repository presents 1000 projects designed by 200 US offices working abroad in a chronological archive of the last100 years. Collectively these projects tell multiple, imbricated stories of U.S. firms, typologies,and technologies, as well as a broader narrative of modernization and its global reach. The Office engages these projects, revisiting their premises and conclusions over the course of the Biennale. It functions as a laboratory staffed by a diverse group of resident design partners collaborating with outpost offices and a rotating cast of visiting experts. Together, these two halves of OfficeUS create both an historical record of the U.S. contribution to global architectural thought, and a petri dish in which that record is submitted to contemporary agents of disruption and critique.0Exhibition: Venice Architecture Biennale (07.06-23.11.2014)
Under the influence( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phylogenesis : FOA's ark ; Foreign Office Architects by Sanford Kwinter( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Project Zagreb : transition as condition, strategy, practice by Eve Blau( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archive( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifty-seven projects by nineteen Design Biennial Boston winners reflects the diversity of the emerging design scene in Boston over the past decade
Filogénesis : las especies de FOA, Foreign Office Architects by Foreign Office Architects (Firma)( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verb matters : a survey of current formal and material possibilities in the context of the information age : built, active substance in the form of networks, at all scales from the biggest to the smallest( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This second issue of Verb looks at the formal and material possibilities within current construction. Our starting point is the present context of the information era, typified by extensive data processing, global networking and an increasingly blurred distinction between natural matter and artificial technology. First, Verb Matters reflects the actual result of the more sophisticated ideas applied to the shaping of buildings. Next, it attempts to address the growing possibilities of current technology: a living, built, artificial matter that processes information and interacts with natural beings. Having arrived at the limits at the foreseeable, we return to the contemporary world with a greater sense of what is possible. What can we really build? That's the main aspect of this survey
Office for metropolitan architects : Seattle public Library by Michael Kubo( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The function of ornament
Seattle Public Library, OMA/LMNPradaGSD 08 platform : [a year of research through studio work, theses, exhibitions, and conferences at the Harvard University Graduate School of DesignDesert America, territory of paradoxThe Yokohama project : [foreign office architectsPhylogenesis : foa's arkFrom control to design : parametric/algorithmic architecturePhylogenesis : FOA's ark ; Foreign Office Architects