How can we build in a world that is becoming increasingly complex and fast-paced? The Graz-based architect Ernst Giselbrecht originally from Vorarlberg understands the architecture of our times as “nodes in a larger network that we can experience spatially” at an ecological, social and economic level.
This publication examines possible answers to this growing complexity of architectural tasks. With the aid of twenty-six built and unrealised projects from the period 2007 to 2017, the book illustrates how Giselbrecht’s architecture forges links between outside conditions and inside needs, regardless of function and size. Showing as they do an unconditional respect for the urban context and the technically elaborate dynamisation of the static, these buildings are not autonomous objects, but rather space-forming structures that communicate with their surroundings. And for all the interdisciplinary complexity involved, they always focus on the quality of space.
The book is available from specialist book shops and costs €40.
Hardcover, 216 pages, format 24.5×34.5cm, text German/English
Scan Publishing Group in collaboration with Haus der Architektur Graz