Frei Otto, Bodo Rasch: finding form: towards an architecture of the Minimal. Front Cover. Sabine Schanz. Axel Menges, – pages. Permalink: ; Title: Frei Otto, Bodo Rasch: finding form: towards an architecture of the minimal / Bodo Rasch, Frei. Results 1 – 29 of 29 Finding Form by Otto, Frei / Rasch, Bodo and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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About Frei Otto Frei Otto is one of the 20th-century’s most important architectural visionaries. Good architecture seems to be more important than beautiful architecture. Although at a first glance his buildings like the German Pavilion for the World Fair in Montreal, designed with Rolf Gutbrod, the roofs for the Olympic buildings in Munich designed by Gunter Behnisch or the project developed with Christoph Ingenhoven for a new main station in Stuttgart seem to be in the tradition only of the great constructors of this century like Felix Candela or Pier Luigi Nervi, his work goes way beyond mere construction.

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A new understanding of nature is forming under one aspect of high performance form also called a classical formwhich unites aesthetic and ethical viewpoints. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Tomorrow’s architecture will again be minimal architecture, an architecture of the self-education and self-optimization processes suggested rascg human beings.

This logically leads to the further development of light constructions, to the building of raschh, shells, awnings and air-supported membranes. Only buildings that are at the same time ethically good and aesthetically beautiful are worth preserving. You can leave a responseor trackback from your own site. The Best Books of It can be very beautiful even amidst poverty and is good in the ethical sense. This logically leads crei the further development of light constructions, to the building of tents, shells, awnings and air-supported membranes.

Finding Form : Towards an Architecture of the Minimal

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Frei Otto /Rasch, Bodo: Finding Form

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. A new understanding of nature is forming under one aspect of high performance form also called ‘classical form’which unites aesthetic and ethical viewpoints. Frei Otto chose his pupil Bodo Rasch, who had realized Otto’s theories particularly in other cultures.

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Otto died on 9 March ; he was to be publicly announced as the winner of the Pritzker Prize on 23 March, but his death meant the committee announced his award on 10 March. I rinding to help poor people, but what shall I for here – I am very happy.

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Email required Address never made public. He is a technician, artist and philosopher in one, and his central concern is for a new fgei all-embracing link with nature in building. In the Bavarian branch of the Deutscher Werkbund awarded its first frel to Frei Otto, undoubtedly the most successful and many-sided protagonist of modern light construction, and with it a request to nominate a meritorious person to whom the prize could be passed on, and to design a joint exhibition with that person.