Book: Oscar Tusquets, Martine Diot, Adelaide de Savray «The Staircase: The Architecture of Ascent»

The Staircase: The Architecture of Ascent

The essential purpose of a staircase is utilitarian: to facilitate ascent and descent. Yet the design of even the simplest stair is complex, requiring great knowledge, skill and ingenuity. This volume showcases the astonishing diversity of staircases over the centuries, from the stepped pyramids of the Maya to the exquisitely proportioned stairs of the Renaissance, to the elaborate balustraded confections of the Baroque period, to the virtuosic, computer-aided designs of today. A superb range of photographs, many specially taken for this publication, illustrates clear and accessible written surveys by specialist architectural historians. From Renaissance masterpieces, the sweeping curves of Art Nouveau, the functional beauty of the Bauhaus, to high-tech contemporary dream creations, the staircase is a powerful emblem of technological and artistic achievement. Architectural tours de force all, often charged with religious, mystical and hierarchical meaning, these staircases are...

Издательство: "Thames and Hudson Limited" (2013)

Формат: 255x340, 240 стр.

ISBN: 978-0-500-51709-3

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Óscar Tusquets

Para otros personajes con el apellido Tusquets, véase Tusquets.
Oscar Tusquets Blanca
Nacimiento 1941
 España, arquitecto
Nacionalidad español
Ocupación arquitecto, diseñador, pintor
Cónyuge Eva Blanch

Oscar Tusquets Blanca (Barcelona, 1941) es un arquitecto, pintor y diseñador español.

Realizó sus estudios en la Escuela Llotja de Barcelona y en la ETSAB. En 1964 fundó el Studio PER junto a Lluís Clotet, estudio en el que colaboró de forma regular hasta 1984. En 1987 se asoció al arquitecto Carlos Díaz con el que realizó proyectos en diversos países como Japón o Alemania. En 1980 participó en la ampliación de la Facultad de Medicina de Barcelona y dos años más tarde en la remodelación del Palacio de la Música Catalana. También participó en diversos proyectos urbanísticos como la remodelación de la zona del Convent dels Àngels o la construcción de la Villa Olímpica, ambos proyectos en la capital catalana. Es también diseñador gráfico e industrial.

Ha sido galardonado en diversas ocasiones con el premio Delta de oro del FAD y en 1987 recibió la Creu de Sant Jordi.


  • Más que discutible (1994)
  • Todo es comparable (1998)
  • Dios lo ve (2000)
  • Dalí y otros amigos (2003)
  • Contra la desnudez (2007)


Источник: Óscar Tusquets

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