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Cook, Peter 1936-

Works: 252 works in 675 publications in 7 languages and 8,747 library holdings
Genres: History  Architectural drawings  Exhibition catalogs  Biographies  Interviews  Pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Slides  Catalogs  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Other, wst, Architect, Creator, Author of introduction, Translator, Artist, Curator, Photographer
Classifications: NA680, 720.942
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Peter Cook
Archigram by Warren Chalk( Book )

56 editions published between 1972 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In late 1960, in various flats in Hampstead, a loose group of people started to meet: to criticize projects, to concoct letters to the press, to make competition projects, and generally prop one another up against the boredom of working in London architectural offices. The main British magazines of the time did not publish student work and Archigram was responding to this as much as to the sterility of the scene. The title Archigram came from the notion of a more simple and urgent item than a Journal, like a telegram or aerogramme - hence, "archi(tecture)-gram."" "This facsimile edition of a book originally published in 1972 is a chronicle of the work of Archigram as told by the members themselves. It includes material published in early issues of the Journal, as well as numerous essays, comics, collages, poems, and fantastical architecture projects. The book is updated with a new introduction from longtime member Mike "Spider" Webb."--Jacket
Drawing : the motive force of architecture by Peter Cook( )

35 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Focusing on the creative and inventive significance of drawing for architecture, this book is a paean to the graphic by one of its greatest proponents, Sir Peter Cook. Thematically organised by chapter, Cook talks us through drawings as motive, strategy, vision, image, composition, expression, technique, surface, and fantasy. He provides us with amusing perceptive commentary at every turn, drawing our attention to some of the greatest and most intriguing drawings, ranging from Heath-Robinson, Hugh Ferris and Arthur Beresford Pite to Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, Ron Herron, Coop Himmlb(l)au, Bernard Tschumi and Lebbeus Woods."--Jacket
Architecture workbook : design through motive by Peter Cook( )

16 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rich in examples and immediate in narrative, the book proffers the sort of insights that you might gain from a chat with Peter Cook in person"--
Experimental architecture by Peter Cook( Book )

17 editions published between 1970 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architecture: action and plan by Peter Cook( Book )

33 editions published between 1967 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morphosis : buildings and projects by Peter Cook( Book )

14 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New spirit in architecture by Peter Cook( Book )

13 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kennismaking met het werk van veertig hedendaagse, deels minder bekende en merendeels jonge architecten, geselecteerd op enthousiasme, experimenteerlust en originaliteit
The city, seen as a garden of ideas by Peter Cook( Book )

11 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The City, Seen as a Garden of Ideas is a survey of Peter Cook's career-long project to reinvigorate the city as we know it. A series of meditations on contemporary urban conditions in cities as diverse as Tokyo, Edinburgh, Houston, and Santa Monica, this volume also functions as an informal memoir in which Cook reveals the influences and motivations behind his seminal works for Archigram in the 1960s and early '70s, as well as more recent projects such as the biomorphic Kunsthaus, a contemporary-art exhibition space in Graz, Austria (with Colin Fournier). Among the other works featured in this volume are the housing block at Lutzowplatz, Berlin; the competition-winning design for the museum at Bad Deutsches Altenberg, Austria (both in collaboration with Christine Hawley); and Super-Houston, with its self-guided cars and trucks."--Jacket
The power of contemporary architecture by Peter Cook( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of lectures by architects involved in the 1996-97 "Frank Lowe Lecture Series". This work compares and contrasts the fashions and concept developments of architects from around the world in order to debate the influence of contemporary architecture
The paradox of contemporary architecture( Book )

10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is expected of any original or exceptionally creative architect that he or she must - somehow - be able to communicate ideas through a lecture. As a result, a whole culture of presentation, discussion, criticism and theory has arisen. The effort of communication becomes part of the creative cycle. In the manner of a 'live performances' versus a 'studio performance' in music you get the intensity of the moment and the personality of the artist and, perhaps, a different 'take' on things arising from the same lecture but different audiences. This book is a digest of some lectures that have formed the Lowe Lecture Series at the Bartlett School of Architecture in London during the season 1999-2001. The established names are being challenged by more eager, more edgy and more exotic voices. The paradox of dissent can be read against the continuity in architectural values that span today's wide range of positions." "Contributors include Bernard Tschumi, Enric Miralles, Frank Gehry, Claude Parent, Ken Yeang, Craig Dykers, Zaha Hadid, and others."--BOOK JACKET
Primer by Peter Cook( Book )

11 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text highlights the various challenges faced by an architect in the modern climate. The author dissects the buildings into individual elements, such as staircases, entrance halls and living areas, and describes the design concept of each subject in detail. He then goes on to discuss the wider implications of design and its theory, enabling the reader to develop an understanding of the whole project by a knowledge of its parts. Numerous examples from architects such as Lebbeus Woods, Itsuko Hasegawa and Eric Owen Moss are provided
Morphosis : 1998-2004 by Morphosis Architects( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume reflects the firm's avant-garde approach to design with computer-generated images in a hypertextual presentation that radically departs from conventional architectural monographs. It features new buildings such as the Hypo Alpe bank in Austria and the San Francisco Federal Office
English extremists : the architecture of Campbell Zogolovitch Wilkinson Gough by Zogolovitch, Wilkinson, Gough (Firm) Campbell( Book )

7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

House of the book by Peter Cook( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

RIEA/Research Institute for Experimental Architecture : the first conference = die erste Konferenz by Research Institute for Experimental Architecture( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bartlett book of ideas by Peter Cook( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of student projects, illustrated and accompanied by extracts from student texts, along with conversations between Bartlett instructors
Helen & Hard : relational design by Helen & Hard (Firm)( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architects Helen & Hard received international acclaim for their design of the spectacular and ecofriendly Norwegian Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo 2010. For the last fifteen years, Siv Helene Stangeland (*1966) and Reinhard Kropf (*1967) have worked on a wide range of topics'they tapped into the resources of the oil industry to use its software, structures, and material technology; analyzed the theory of planning processes; and redesigned industrially prefabricated solid wood elements to create new structural design possibilities. Their works range from recycling projects such as the Geopark, contributions to art exhibitions such as Manifesta 7, to the sophisticated timber architecture of the Pulpit Rock Mountain Lodge. This book highlights their philosophy of Relational Design, which combines a wide spectrum of human, environmental, material, and processual factors
Liquid threshold by Atelier One( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 20 years of practice, structural engineering firm Atelier One has gained an international reputation for specialising in challenging projects. This first volume documents the inspiring diversity of Atelier One's work and charts the fascinating creative pursuits undertaken with artists, architects and designers, including Marc Quinn, Anish Kapoor, Will Alsop, Mark Fisher and Softroom. The book includes appreciations of the work from an external perspective, including a previously unpublished photo essay by Magnum photographer Peter Marlow. More detailed project descriptions are provided by Atelier One directors Neil Thomas and Aran Chadwick, giving unparalleled insights into how the projects evolved and how various challenges were addressed. The practice's unique approach of taking complex propositions and translating them through a language of first principles results in some extraordinary conclusions and is the essence of what distinguishes Atelier One's output. Contributors include Will Alsop, Patrick Bellew, Alan Brookes, Peter Cook and Christopher Hight
Underground design by Eduardo Paolozzi( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Origins by Lebbeus Woods( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Morphosis : 1998-2004
Drawing : the motive force of architectureMorphosis : buildings and projectsNew spirit in architectureThe city, seen as a garden of ideasThe power of contemporary architectureThe paradox of contemporary architecturePrimerMorphosis : 1998-2004
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Питер Кук

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بيتر كوك مهندس معماري بريطاني

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쿡, 피터 1936-

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