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Social Infrastructure: New York


Edward P. Bass Distinguished Visiting Architecture Fellowship #08
Douglas Durst, Bjarke Ingels

The Bass Fellowship at the Yale School of Architecture was led by Douglas Durst of the Durst Organization, a leading New York firm known for spearheading sustainable high-rise developments, architects Bjarke Ingels and Thomas Christoffersen of BIG, and Yale faculty member Andrew Benner. The studio explored potential synergies between public and private programs in the design of inhabited bridges crossing major waterways in New York City. The featured projects here demonstrate a diverse range of approaches for combining residential, cultural, and commercial activities on complex and dense infrastructural sites in imaginative and productive ways. The book includes interviews with the professors, an essay by Bjarke Ingels and the studio projects.


Authors: Douglas Durst, Bjarke Ingels
James Andrachuk, Nina Rappaport, Andrew Benner
18,4 x 23,5 cm./ 7,2 x 9,2 in.
Pages: 184
Illustrations: Color
Cover: Softcover
Publication date: June 2015
Published by: Yale School of Architecture
Distributed by: Actar Publishers
ISBN: English 9781940291253
Price: 27€ / $35 / 24,50£

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Douglas Durst, Bjarke Ingels


Edward P. Bass Distinguished Visiting Architecture Fellowship 08

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