Working in Architecture: Jamie Fobert Architects Jamie Fobert

ISBN: 9781908967305

Published: September 1st 2014

Hardcover

208 pages


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Working in Architecture: Jamie Fobert Architects  by  Jamie Fobert

Working in Architecture: Jamie Fobert Architects by Jamie Fobert
September 1st 2014 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 208 pages | ISBN: 9781908967305 | 10.26 Mb

Since its inception in 1996, jamie Fobert Architects (jFA) has had areputation for innovative and inspiring design, including residential,commercial and cultural work. The practice has demonstrated a consistentapproach to resolving the ambitionsMoreSince its inception in 1996, jamie Fobert Architects (jFA) has had areputation for innovative and inspiring design, including residential,commercial and cultural work. The practice has demonstrated a consistentapproach to resolving the ambitions of the client and the complexitiesof the site into a tactile architecture of volume, material and light.This book explores jFAs method of working by examining a selectionof the practices work from two perspectives, looking at completedbuildings as embedded spaces and examining up-close details andmateriality.

The practices residential projects, located both nationallyand internationally, are celebrated for their sensitivity to the historiccontext which they sympathetically partner with contemporary designconcerns. Retail projects, for clients including Givenchy, Selfridgesand versace, have offered the opportunity to explore new ideas andexperiment with materiality. The firm has also worked with a numberof artists and key arts institutions such as Tate Britain, Tate Modern,Frieze Art Fair, v&A and the new Center for Contemporary Culture inMoscow.

The practice has won three major public commissions forextensions to Tate St Ives, Charleston Farmhouse and Kettles YardGallery, and garnered awards such as the Manser Medal and RIBAand English Heritage Award for Building in an Historic Context.Following his graduation from the University of Toronto, Fobert went onto head David Chipperfield Architects Berlin office before teaching atleading European architectural schools and establishing his own practice.



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