9781897476406

Carscadden Thrift : Selected Works

  • ISBN 13:

    9781897476406

  • ISBN 10:

    189747640X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 06/26/2012
  • Publisher: Simply Read Books/BLUEIMPRINT

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Summary

Bruce Carscadden Architect is a design studio based in Vancouver. In a decade of practice, their studio has designed and executed numerous building types for a variety of clients, with an emphasis on community recreation projects in British Columbia. Carscadden Thrift is structured in the spirit of the translation from drawing (speculation) to material (actual). Photographs document the messy realities of construction and are referenced to select drawings. The analogy to a set of contract documents is obvious but not superficial. It requires readers to examine both in order to understand the nature of a project, projects that taken collectively describe the culture of the studio and the firm's attempts to understand questions posited by the constraints of scale, site and schedule.

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