Présentation de l'éditeur
In the 21st century, stations of ail kinds must be multifunctional, which has led to a spectacular renaissance of station construction in these days. Around the world, new facilities are being created that offer much more than representative buildings for arrivais and departures - contemporary concepts combine the most diverse types of transportation, while integrating retail and office spaces, hotels and restaurants. By using high-quality images and plans, this volume presents international projects of famous architects such as Santiago Calatrava, Jean Nouvel and Zaha Hadid as well as by promising young designers. The projects range from large interregional and regional stations, which shape the urban identity of their locations, to tram and subway stations located above and below ground.
Biographie de l'auteur
Chris van Uffelen was barn in 1966. The graduate art historian and freelance author focuses on medieval architecture, classical modernism and contemporary art of building. Magazine articles and several books on this topics as well as numerous contributions in encyclopaedias on the entire history of art and architecture bear his name.