Building Books

Please note, this course has an irregular schedule. See below.The course will introduce students to the potentials of the book as amedium for the communication of architecture, landscape and design.Editorial conditions and design rules have changed since the bookshares its formerly unique media position with new and challengingoffers by digital mdia. The course will analyze the structural andfunctional differences between analogue and digital media and theirabilities and limits in the expression and communication ofarchitectural atmosphere.Short introductions will feature the characteristics of the book as anobject and its materials, the structure, the content, the handling oftext and image, typography, composition, rhythm and sequence. Studentswill be encouraged to develop their own publication proposals withtheir own design and written material.Schedule:February 9/10February 23/24March 9/10March 30/31April 13/14April 27/28