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THE WEATHER, A BUILDING. Ruth Buchanan. Sternberg Press, Berlin, 2012. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Ram Publications, Santa Monica. 80 pp. with 11 ills. (2 tipped in, one col.). 15 x 20 cm. ISBN 9783943365368 In English; one essay also in German.
Presents a conceptually oriented text by New Zealand artist Ruth Buchanan (b. 1980) that explores the history of the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin from the start of World War II to the 1990s, a period that involved the construction of a new library building designed by German architect Hans Scharoun (1893-1972) that opened in 1978, and the need to move the library's vast collection several times.
Artist(s):Scharoun, Hans; Buchanan, Ruth (as author)
Indexing: Western, Europe — Germany — Post-1945 — Architecture
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 155130
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