The Vitra Campus

The Vitra Campus

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Author/Contributor(s): Kries, Mateo
Publisher: Vitra Design Museum
Date: 08/11/2020
Binding: Paperback
Condition: NEW

An updated edition of the classic guide to the Vitra Design Museum's pioneering architecture

Since the 1980s, Vitra has enlisted some of the world's leading architects to design buildings for its campus, including Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, SANAA, Álvaro Siza, Nicholas Grimshaw and Herzog & de Meuron. This has resulted in a unique architectural ensemble that attracts 330,000 visitors each year, about which Philip Johnson wrote: "Since the Weissenhofsiedlung in Stuttgart in 1927, there has not been a gathering in a single place of a group of buildings designed by the most distinguished architects in the Western world."

Originally published in 2014, this revised flexibound edition of The Vitra Campus offers an overview of Vitra architecture, its daily use, the development of the Campus and biographies of the contributing architects. An ideal souvenir and campus guide, The Vitra Campus is also a fascinating read about some of the most significant architects and buildings of our time. Each copy is signed by Rolf Fehlbaum and Fifo Stricker.