Book Name: Phase - the Architecture of jakob+macfarlane

  • Bruce Q. Lan  
  • 9  J  
  • 978-7-214-08805-5
  • Chinese and English
  • 280.00 RMB
  • Softcover
  • 1
  • 2012.10
  • 210×265
  • 320

Table of Contents

by Frédéric Migayrou
by Anna Yudina
topological growth
Restaurant Georges, Centre G. Pompidou:
slipping a restaurant under the floor
Florence Loewy Bookstore — Books by Artists:
micro-urbanism, or solving problems through a paradox
Communication Centre Renault: extrapolated geometry
Fondation Ricard: subtle radical changes
reversible envelopes
OPAC Housing: social wonderland
100 Apartments Herold: the limits that sculpt your work
The Quai Branly Museum: venturing outside the brief
Mediatheque: floods, boats and circulation paths
critical hybrids
Cultural Centre: acoustical topography
The Docks on the Seine: architecture of the flow
School of Art & Communication:
students, acupuncture and existing things
FRAC Centre: things that make their own reasons
dynamic involutions
The Orange Cube and Euronews: void as a backbone
Conservatory for Dance, Music & Theater:
mixing and separating
Taipei Performing Arts Centre:
the theatre, cocoon and machine


The book introduces Jakob+MacFarlane which is an architectural firm based in Paris, France. Its work explores digital technology both as a conceptual consideration and as a means of fabrication, using new materials as a possibility to create a more flexible, responsive and immediate environment.