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Architectural Colour in the Professional Palette
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Architectural Colour in the Professional Palette (Paperback)

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Synopsis

How do architects use color? Do they adopt a different strategy or starting point for every project? Do they gradually cultivate individual color palettes, which develop alongside their body of built work? Do they utilize, or are they aware of, the body of theoretical work that underpins the use of color in the past, and forms the basis of most of the color systems commercially available today?





Informed by the author's thirty years in architectural practice and academia, this book investigates, documents and analyzes the work of a number of contemporary architects in order to respond to these questions and provide a clear reference of contemporary color use. The book suggests a holistic approach to the integration of color in architecture; through a series of thematic essays, the text explores and reveals underlying principles in color design and application. Case studies include:

























AHMM

Caruso St John

Erich Wiesner and Otto Steidle

Gigon/Guyer

O'Donnell + Tuomey

Sauerbruch Hutton

Steven Holl

UN Studio.



















The book provides clear insights into how particular contemporary architects use color confidently and intelligently as an integral part of their design philosophy, in conjunction with their choices of materials and finishes.





Offering a stimulating view of the history of color theory, and pragmatic advice to practicing architects, this book will be inspiring to both design professionals and students.

Fiona McLachlan is Professor of Architectural Practice and head of the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA) at the University of Edinburgh, and is a practising architect.

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