Book Name: Wall Elements——Pixel Wall

  • TianJin Ifengspace Beijing branch  
  • Phoenix Publishing Limited
  • 978-988-16527-4-4
  • English
  • 70.00  U.S. dollar
  • Hardcover
  • 1
  • 2012.10
  • 230×305
  • 408
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Editor' Review

Wall Elements—Pixel Wall presents 111 latest projects in the world with 1,800 beautiful pictures, introducing 12 kinds of materials on façade, including panel, metal, glass, texture, vegetation, brick, stone, wood, etc. and 16 types of architecture, covering culture, education, villa, apartment, office, commercial center, sculpture & installation, etc.

This book selected 111 projects with “pixel walls”. They are not only the latest attempts and achievements in architectural practice, but also visual descriptions of the current “postmodern society”. With excellent images and penetrative discriptions, this book will lead you to an ultimate pixel world

Summary

PANEL
GLASS
BRICK
WOOD
METAL
CERAMICS
TEXTILE
INTERACTIVE ART
VEGETATION
STONE
CONCRETE
INSTALLATION AND SCULPTURE

Introduction

Wall Elements—Pixel Wall is a book mainly focus on the wall elements of architectual projects. “Pixel” is combination of the word “picture” and “element”. Nowadays, new technology and aesthetic bring new possibilities to the gorgeous visual art, and there are various types of pixels applying in architecture. This book brings forward the concept of “Pixel Wall” for the first time, and explain this concept with 111 latest projects in the world with 1,800 beautiful pictures, introducing 12 kinds of wall elements, including panel, metal, glass, texture, vegetation, brick, stone, wood, etc.

This book lays stress on the visual isomorphism of dummy slider in modern architecture and pixel which is the smallest unit in image. In addition, it emphasizes the external appearance and intrinsic nature of the “postindustrial society” which is highly digitalized and virtualized. This book selected 111 projects with “pixel walls”. They are not only the latest attempts and achievements in architectural practice, but also visual descriptions of the current “postmodern society”.