Graft in Architecture

Graft in Architecture

By (author) Jin-Ho Park
By (author) Design Research & Innovation


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  • Focuses on the idea of breathing new life into existing spaces
  • Preface by Eric Owen Moss, winner of the Jencks Award by the Royal Institute of British Architects in 2011
  • Features four projects highlighting the grafting process from conception to fabrication
Full Description

'Graft' in architecture refers to any designs added to existing or neglected structures, reinvigorating tired spaces with new life. Instead of dismissing these spaces as simply 'functional', Graft in architecture values them for their potential and shows how we can turn negative spaces into opportunities to breathe new life into architecture. Along with the Design Research & Innovation Laboratory (D-Lab), Professor Jin-Ho Park highlights four projects and the process involved in grafting, from conception to fabrication, along with plans, drawings, and photographs detailing every aspect and consideration. Using inventive ideas and experimental approaches, Professor Park demonstrates the benefits graft in architecture can bring to any space.

The Images Publishing Group
11th Jan 2013
Paperback / softback
World excluding Japan and South East Asia
245 mm x 190 mm
204 Pages
400 color
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