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Ilka & Andreas Ruby

Prestel, 2003
175 pages
Full colour
ISBN: 379132859X

What is minimalism in architecture? This trenchant re-examination traces the unfolding of minimalism as one of the dominant design trends today. In a fascinating aesthetic voyage, this book offers perspectives on the directions the movement is taking as it morphs toward the future.

Some of the projects featured include Herzog & de Meuron's Ricola Storage Building, Tate Modern and Goetz Collection, Wiel Arets' Academy for the Arts and Architecture, Police Station and Lensvelt Offices and Factory Building, Zaha Hadid's Terminus Hoenheim-Nord, Shigeru Ban's Curtain Wall House, Wall-less House, Naked House and Miyake Design Studio Gallery, Lacaton & Vassal's Social Housing and Palais de Tokyo, Dominique Perrault's Technical Book Centre and APLIX Factory, OMA's Prada Epicenter Store and Guggenheim Heritage, Tadao Ando's Azuma House, Church of the Light and Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, and much more.


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