Description - Goettsch Partners by Goettsch Parnters

This monograph covers 20 years of work by Chicago architecture firm Goettsch Partners, which traces its roots to the Chicago practice started by Mies van der Rohe in 1938. Large-scale colour photographs and drawings of projects worldwide, including Abu Dhabi Global Market Square in the United Arab Emirates, China Diamond Exchange Center in Shangai, and Zurich North America Headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois, illustrate the firm's emphasis on bold, clear designs and an acute attention to detail. Other featured projects include commercial high-rises, corporate headquarters, hotel and residential complexes, mixed-use developments, institutional facilities, and works of historic renovation and adaptive reuse. Engaging descriptions of the various designs discuss design objectives in the context of program and budget. Known for a strong base of work in Chicago, Goettsch Partners has offices in Shanghai and Abu Dhabi and a body of work in cities around the globe. AUTHOR: Architecture firm Goettsch Partners, based in Chicago with offices in Shanghai and Abu Dhabi, combines seasoned experience with a passion for exploration and innovation. Completed projects span five continents and represent a diverse range of types and sizes. In addition to numerous awards, Goettsch was named the 2013 AIA Chicago Firm of the Year. SELLING POINTS: . Recipient of 2013 AIA Chicago Firm of the Year, Goettsch Partners is an important player in international architecture . The firm's first book in more than 10 years, and a complement to their original monograph, published in 2007 . A concentration of high-profile commercial buildings and towers are featured around the globe, as well as select high-profile institutional and other assignments in Chicago 200 colour, 50 b/w images

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