New projects by the successful Berlin-based architectural office
the end Barkow Leibinger are bricoleurs as much as they are engineers. .
. . There is always an element of inspired performance in bricolage.
And as the greatest philosophers in German aesthetics tellus, such play
(Spiel) is also essential to art; it opens up a realm for an imaginative
response to any question. In the end, this is what Barkow Leibinger
offer us all: Spielraum, room for play, space for invention.” Hal Foster
Grouped in five thematic fields—“Fabrication / Research,” “Liminal
Façade / Deep Surface,” “Ultra Structural,” “Makeover,” and “Site
Specific”—this comprehensive monograph presents the work of
theBerlin-based, German-American architectural practice Barkow Leibinger
with contributions by Hal Foster, Carson Chan, Sarah Whiting, Brett
Steele, and Iwan Baan.