Ice Architecture (2008) presents the most innovative projects that demonstrate that contemporary architecture can withstand the extreme climatic conditions in the regions. The designs provide a glimpse into the world of architecture in the ice. Format: 9.5 x 12.4 x 1 inches, 176 pages.
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From the contents: Indian Research Base, Arctic (BOF Architects). Hungerburgbahn in Innsbruck, Austria (Zaha Hadid). Nursing School in Jagtvej, Greenland (Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects). Huski Hotel in Falls Creek, Australia (Fraser Elenberg). Svalbard Science Centre in Svalbard, Norway (Jarmund / Vignæs Architects)
Glaciers, snow and ice have always exerted a powerful fascination on people, which is also reflected in the unusual architecture of these regions. Building in the coldest parts of the world today is both a necessity and challenge.