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LA VITA TRA COSE E NATURA: IL PROGETTO E LA SFIDA AMBIENTALE -- ESPOSIZIONE INTERNAZIONALE DELLA XVIII TRIENNALE/LIFE BETWEEN ARTIFACT AND NATURE: DESIGN AND THE ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGE -- INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF THE 18TH TRIENNALE. Palazzo dell'Arte, Milan, 1992. Organized by Triennale di Milano. Published by Electa, Milan. 508 pp. with 503 ills. (330 col.). 28 x 25 cm. LC 92-204114 ISBN 8843538497 Bilingual in Italian and English.
Providing a broad examination of the role of ecological concerns in shaping new approaches to architecture, urban planning and commercial and industrial design, this catalogue documents a wide variety of installations including displays of projects and products from 18 countries and thematic presentations composed of aerial photographs, conceptual sketches, viewer-interactive environments, maps, models, furniture, domestic appliances, computer images, sculptural objects and other works. More than 80 diverse texts discuss such topics as the use of technology to simulate reality, the environment as a central consideration in architectural design and city planning, the development of ecologically safe products, Yves Klein's proposal for an "immaterial" house, and the historical and future importance of forest lands.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-1945 — Architecture — Commercial/Industrial Design
Plans: 01,05,07,08,15,20,24
Worldwide Number: 023609
Paperbound, boxed $110.00    

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