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KUWABARA PAYNE MCKENNA BLUMBERG ARCHITECTS. George Baird et al. Birkhauser-Verlag fur Architektur, Basel, 2013. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Walter de Gruyter, GmbH, Berlin. 280 pp. with 353 ills. (253 col.). 30 x 22 cm. ISBN 9783034608282 In English.
Publisher's description: Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects, founded in 1987 in Toronto, is one of most innovative architectural offices in North America today. They have made a name for themselves both for their integrated design process embodying collaboration with experts, clients and future users as well as the diversity of their aesthetically refined and finely detailed designs. The work ranges from cultural institutions such as the Toronto International Film Festival and Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis to ecologically innovative concepts such as Manitoba Hydro Place in Winnipeg, developed with leading climate engineers Transsolar of Stuttgart. A respectful approach toward the integration of heritage buildings is also a characteristic feature, illustrated by the designs for the Royal Conservatory and the Gardiner Museum in Toronto.
Artist(s):Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects (firm)
Indexing: Western — Canada — Post-2000 — Architecture
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 153410
Hardcover $70.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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