Title Information

Records for not-yet-published titles do not include subject classifications. To initiate an order, see the instructions at the bottom of the page.

OSWALD MATHIAS UNGERS: HAUS BELVEDERESTRASSE 60, KOLN-MUNGERSDORF. Wolfgang Pehnt. Edition Axel Menges GmbH, Stuttgart, 2016. Opus, 80. Published in association with UAA Ungers Archiv fur Architekturwissenschaft, Cologne. 64 pp. with 65 ills. (17 col.). 31 x 29 cm. ISBN 9783932565809 Bilingual in German and English.
Publisher's description: For the Cologne architect Oswald Mathias Ungers (1926-2007), owner of a famous collection of books on architecture, who also repeatedly addressed the theoretical aspects of building, the construction of his own house, in 1958/59, was more than a private adventure. For him it meant a chance to gain spatial experience and explore what was possible. It was a laboratory, "a little universe", "a piece of world". Three decades later, Ungers expanded the cataract of forms of his first home by adding a geometrically strict cube, intended to house his library. The shock aesthetics of the early work had evolved into the rigorous abstractness of his late work.
Artist(s):Ungers, Oswald Mathias
Indexing: Western, Europe — Germany — Post-1945 — Architecture
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 171188
Hardcover $39.90x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title) Temporarily Out of Stock. Library Orders Accepted, but Availability and Price Cannot be Guaranteed.

Select titles for ordering by clicking in the boxes to the left of the title entries and then click on the "Add to Cart" button below. You will then be able to specify quantities and continue with your order.

NOTE: The shopping cart will expire after 2 hours of inactivity.