House of Switzerland : a dictionary of elements (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
New WorldCat.org coming soon
House of Switzerland : a dictionary of elements
Checking...

House of Switzerland : a dictionary of elements

Author: Christoph Wieser; Spillmann Echsle Architekten (Firm)
Publisher: Zurich : Park Books, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The House of Switzerland is a mobile building that serves as the official visitors' center for Switzerland at major international events. Following its debut at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, the building went on to serve events in Zurich, Milan, and Rio de Janeiro. This book takes a close look at the architectural and design challenges presented by a building that has to be mobile, accessible, and visually  Read more...
Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christoph Wieser; Spillmann Echsle Architekten (Firm)
ISBN: 9783906027814 3906027813
OCLC Number: 1062204638
Language Note: Text in English and German.
Notes: 2 loose board covers.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 31 cm
Contents: A dictionary of elements --
Appendix.
Responsibility: editor, Christoph Wieser.

Abstract:

Documents an unusual building task, and the innovative solutions found by the architects to enable the House of Switzerland to move to many venues around the world.  Read more...

Reviews

Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.