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Frei Otto. Model Concepts

Frei Otto. Model Concepts

Frei Otto. Model Concepts


OTTO. Vrachliotis, Georg, ed. Frei Otto. Model Concepts

Pap. Spector Books 2016

Book ID: 100622

Experimental architect and engineer Frei Ottos (1925 2015) innovative tent structures were modeled first and foremost on nature. Illustrated with over 250 black-and-white images and drawings from his archive, this oversized first monograph on his work accompanying the extensive exhibition at ZKM (2016) features for the first time a large number of his experimental models and drawings. In the 1950s, Frei Ottos tent structures left their mark on the horticultural shows of the new Bonn Republic; together with Behnisch & Partner he created the roof landscape for the Munich Olympic Games in 1972. Ottos interdisciplinary mode of thinking harnessed architecture, technology, art, science, society and nature to civil engineering

250 pp. 250 b&w. English