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Baan, Iwan 1975-

Works: 98 works in 255 publications in 8 languages and 3,364 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Architectural drawings  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Exhibition, pictorial works  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Photographer, Illustrator, Author, Contributor, Artist, Interviewee, php
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Iwan Baan
African modernism : the architecture of independence : Ghana, Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya, Zambia by Iwan Baan( Book )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Polish and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the 1950s and 1960s most African countries gained their independence. Architecture became one of the principal means by which the young nations expressed their national identity. Parliament buildings, central banks, stadiums, convention centers, universities and independence memorials were built with often heroic and daring designs. This book investigates for the first time the relationship between architecture and nation building in Ghana, Senegal, Kenya, Côte d'Ivoire and Zambia. It features around eighty buildings with descriptive texts, photographs, site plans and selected floor plans and sections. The images, commissioned especially for this book, are contributed by renowned photographers Iwan Baan and Alexia Webster."--Page 4 of cover
White cube, green maze : new art landscapes by Raymund Ryan( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning four continents and six countries, this book introduces "new art landscapes" that fuse architecture, the reuse of found structures, environmentalism, and artistic experimentation. Through words and pictures, readers explore six institutions--Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle, USA; Raketenstation Hombroich, near Neuss, Germany; Benesse Art Site in Naoshima, Japan; Inhotim, near Belo Horizonte, Brazil; Jardín Botánico, Culiacán, Mexico; and Grand Traiano Art Complex, Grottaferrata, Italy--dedicated to the experience of culture and nature. Integrating vegetation and non-linear sequences of spaces, the sites offer multiple experiences enticing the visitor to circulate between and within buildings. Iwan Baan, one of today's most influential architectural photographers, thoughtfully documents each project. In addition to his stunning images, the sites are depicted with architects' plans and sketches, historical photographs, and maquettes and sketches by key installation artists. Raymund Ryan's insightful essay discusses important historical precedents and considers the defining characteristics of "new art landscapes" through descriptions of each of the projects. Brian O'Doherty offers an artist's critical perspective, while Marc Treib situates the projects in the history of landscape design Architects under consideration include such established masters as Tadao Ando and Álvaro Siza Vieira as well as emerging practices such as Tatiana Bilbao and Johnston Marklee
Torre David : informal vertical communities by Urban-think tank( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torre David is an incomplete skyscraper in the center of the Venezuelan capital Caracas that has been occupied and reconstructed by local residents. Work on the building, named after the financial investor David Brillembourg, who died in 1993, was suspended during the Venezuelan financial crisis of 1994. After the office tower the third highest in Venezuela had stood empty for many years, it was taken over by the local population in 2008. The occupants made the building their own with improvisation and skill it is a vertical favela, now containing not just housing but also other everyday facilities such as an improvised doctor's office, shops, and more. Photographer Iwan Baan has documented Torre David and its occupants, creating a portrait that captures the contradictions of the place while at the same time revealing urban structures that have emerged dynamically and without planning. Alfredo Brillembourg was born in New York in 1961. In 1993 he founded Urban-Think Tank in Caracas, Venezuela. Since May 2010, Brillembourg holds a chair in architecture and urban design at the Swiss Institute of Technology, Zurich. Hubert Klumpner was born in Salzburg in 1965. In 1998 he joined Alfredo Brillembourg as director of Urban-Think Tank in Caracas. Since 2010, Klumpner holds a chair in architecture and urban design at the Swiss Institute of Technology, Zurich. Iwan Baan, born in Alkmaar, Netherlands, in 1975, is an architecture and documentary photographer
Insular insight : where art and architecture conspire with nature : Naoshima, Teshima, Inujima by Lars Müller( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The islands of Naoshima, Teshima, and Inujima in Japan's Seto Inland Sea are places of pilgrimage for friends of contemporary art and architecture. Alongside works in public spaces as well as site-specific installations, the islands are also full of numerous museums and collections of contemporary art. This publication offers a comprehensive documentation of this unique cultural landscape surrounded by Japan's Inland Sea. The photographs by the Dutch photographer Iwan Baan, ranging from tiny details to giant panoramas, create a comprehensive portrait of the islands with their fluid transitions between nature, art, and architecture. Numerous texts introduce readers to the individual areas and projects that are either permanently on display on the islands or have taken place there temporarily
The SANAA studios 2006-2008 : learning from Japan : single story urbanism by SANAA Ltd( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During three spring seasons between 2006 and 2008, Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa taught at the School of Architecture at Princeton. The SANAA Studios explored Japan's contemporary society as a context for architecture and considered its particular perspective on space, the personal and the public realm. Design exercises were situated within the specific demographics and social variables of three distinct sites in Japan." "This book forms an attempt to capture the atmosphere in which the studios were conducted and register some of the findings gained out of exploring the office, its methods and its context. As an overall thematic it asks: What can we learn from SANAA? It tries to frame SANAA's compassionate search for new architectures within a larger societal context. It combines analyses, essays, documentary, design proposals and "objets trouves" within one book. For this publication, Iwan Baan, Dutch architectural photographer, has revisited the three sites where the studios took place to capture the spirit of its context and the SANAA buildings in use."--Jacket
Stedelijk architecture by Hans Ibelings( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In September 2012, grand celebrations marked the reopening of the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam after a renovation that took eight years. The striking new white addition designed by Benthem Crouwel Architekten - popularly known as 'the bathtub' - is the subject of this richly illustrated publication. In 'Stedelijk Architecture', which features photos by internationally renowned architecture photographer Iwan Baan as well as floor plans, cross sections and details of the new structure, architecture critic Hans Ibelings relates the museum's history from the 1895 inauguration of the old building, designed by architect Adriaan Weissman, to the completion of the controversial extension. Architect Mels Crouwel discusses the building in an interview
Diller Scofidio + Renfro : Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston by Diller Scofidio + Renfro( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lincoln Center inside out : an architectural account by Diller Scofidio + Renfro( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and Swedish and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The redesign of Lincoln Center is one of the most challenging and innovative civic projects in recent urban history. Over the past eight years Diller Scofi dio + Renfro, in close collaboration with Lincoln Center's leadership, has transformed the fi fty year old Modernist citadel into a porous and democratic campus. This visuallyrich document is the fi rst comprehensive book to feature the extensive redevelopment in its entirety. Inside-Out: rethinking LINCOLN CENTER (working title) details DS+R's unique interpretation of the Modernist project after several generations of social and political change. Through a combination of photographs, drawings, renderings, archival records and texts, the book describes the innovative strategies that have dissolved the public/private divide and effectively turned the campus inside-out, extending the spectacle of the performance halls into the Center's mute public spaces and surrounding streets. Conceived as a cross between an art book, a scholarly record, and an architectural diary this publication demonstrates how the recent redesign both respects and challenges preconceived notions about Lincoln Center and its ongoing role as a cultural hub in an ever-changing city. This unorthodox publication is comprised entirely of gatefolds; a series of inside-out centerfolds where the exterior pages of each spread feature glossy, large-format, full-bleed photographs highlighting different parts of the campus. Inside the gatefolds, tucked behind these lush photos, is a series of "back stories" that reveal the surprising evolution and unexpected afterlife of the same spaces
The Broad : an art museum designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro by Calif.) Broad (Art museum : Los Angeles( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SANAA, Sejima & Nishizawa : New Museum, New York by SANAA Ltd( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamsun, Holl, Hamarøy : literature, Knut Hamsun : architecture, Steven Holl : landscape, Hamarøy, Nordland by Aslaug Vaa( Book )

10 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boken handler om Hamsunsenteret, oppført på Hamarøy i Nordland i 2009. I den første delen av boken tar forfatterne for seg sider ved Hamsuns forfatterskap, sett fra forskjellige og av og til utradisjonelle synsvinkler. Den andre delen har landskapet på Hamarøy som tema, og bokens siste del viser Steven Holls arkitektoniske kommentar til Hamsuns forfatterskap. Blant bokens bidragsytere er Paul Auster, Henning Karlsen, Mari Lending, Steven Holl og Yehuda Emmanuel Safran. © DnBB AS
Wang Shu Amateur Architecture Studio by Kenneth Frampton( Book )

9 editions published in 2017 in English and Danish and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanying an exhibition of the same name at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, this publication examines the recent work of the Chinese architect Wang Shu, Pritzker Prize winner in 2012. At a time when China's explosive urbanization is making inroads into rural areas and leaving the marks of cheap concrete construction everywhere, Wang Shu and Amateur Architecture Studio are keen to work against this tendency by reusing materials from the buildings that Chinese authorities are systematically tearing down and rebuilding after western models. Wang Shu's architecture reveals a thoughtful attitude toward both design and implementation, as well as the ability to react flexibly to the surroundings and history of a particular site
Barkow Leibinger : Spielraum( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and German and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the end Barkow Leibinger are bricoleurs as much as they are engineers. ... There is always an element of inspired performance in bricolage. And as the greatest philosophers in German aesthetics tellus, such play (Spiel) is also essential to art; it opens up a realm for an imaginative response to any question. In the end, this is what Barkow Leibinger offer us all: Spielraum, room for play, space for invention." Hal Foster Grouped in five thematic fields-"Fabrication / Research," "Liminal Façade / Deep Surface," "Ultra Structural," "Makeover," and "Site Specific"--This comprehensive monograph presents the work of theBerlin-based, German-American architectural practice Barkow Leibinger with contributions by Hal Foster, Carson Chan, Sarah Whiting, Brett Steele, and Iwan Baan
The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust by Michael Webb( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portman's America & other speculations( Book )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays and interviews about architect John Portman's influence on modern megastructures and urban architecture
Saving place : 50 years of New York City landmarks( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From irrefutable icons (Broadway theaters, Central Park, SoHo, Carnegie Hall), to lesser-known structures including the Cyclone rollercoaster on Coney Island, roughly one hundred street lampposts, and seven cast-iron street clocks throughout the city-much of what makes New York City unique owes its existence to the New York City Landmarks Law. Born out of the destruction of McKim, Mead & White's monumental Pennsylvania Station, the Landmarks Law established the parameters for protecting the places that represent New York City's rich cultural, social, political, and architectural history. Today there are more than 31,000 landmark properties woven into daily life, many located in 111 historic districts in Manhattan, the Bronx, Staten Island, Brooklyn, and Queens-including 1,347 individual buildings, 117 interior landmarks, and 10 scenic landmarks
Empowering architecture : Butaro Hospital, Rwanda : strategies to improve health and strengthen community through architecture and design by MASS Design Group( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hugh Maaskant : architect of progress by Michelle Provoost( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monografie van de Rotterdamse architect (1907-1977), met een bespreking van vijftien gebouwen die ieder symbool staan voor een bepaald aspect van zijn carrière
Landscape of faith = Paisaje de fe : architectural interventions along the Mexican pilgrimage route = intervenciones arquitectónicas a lo largo de la ruta del peregrino en México( Book )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Ruta del Peregrino (the pilgrimage route) stretches a distance of 117 kilometers through the vast and imposing mountain range of Jalisco, Mexico. Approximately two million people participate each year in this religious phenomenon to meet the Virgin of Talpa as an act of devotion, faith, and gratitude. This book conveys the feeling of travelling on the pilgrim's route and encountering architectural monuments and their infrastructure, like shelters and viewpoints, embedded in the harsh landscape. Each introduced landmark, designed by renowned architects, sparks a dialogue about sustainability and austerity, landscape and architecture. Landscape of Faith is a documentation of the way architecture can increase the identity of a pilgrimage route and add layers of meaning that reach far beyond the religious
Bengal stream : the vibrant architecture scene of Bangladesh by Iwan Baan( Book )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, has one of the most important buildings of the 20th century: its parliamentary building by Louis I. Kahn constructed between 1961 and 1982. Little is known, however, about the local architecture scene that has emerged since then. Yet contemporary architecture in Bangladesh exhibits a strong formal idiom that has its roots in tradition and is combined with an innovative handling of local resources such as bamboo and brick.00Exhibition: S AM Schweizerisches Architekturmuseum, Basel, Switzerland (02.12.2017 - 06.05.2018)
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The SANAA studios 2006-2008 : learning from Japan : single story urbanism
Diller Scofidio + Renfro : Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), BostonSANAA, Sejima & Nishizawa : New Museum, New YorkHamsun, Holl, Hamarøy : literature, Knut Hamsun : architecture, Steven Holl : landscape, Hamarøy, Nordland
Alternative Names
Baan, Iwan

Iwan Baan Dutch photographer

Iwan Baan fotógrafo neerlandés

Iwan Baan Nederlands fotograaf

Iwan Baan nederländsk fotograf

Iwan Baan photographe néerlandais

Иван Баан

ايوان بان عکاس هلندی

إيوان بان مصور هولندي

이완 반 (Iwan Baan)