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Parc Zoologique De Paris: Architecture Zoo / The Architectural Project

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By: Bernard Tschumi(Author), Véronique Descharrières(Author), Catherine Rambourg(Author), Iwan Baan(Illustrator)
160 pages, 150 colour photos and colour & b/w illustrations
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Language: Bilingual in English and French

Conceiving the architecture of a zoo is not all that simple. If the housing of human beings is made up of history, traditions and styles, should that of animals imitate their original habitats? Is it possible to gather together under the same covering the visitors, the technical buildings and the zoo dwellers?

Bernard Tschumi City Planners and Architects, along with Véronique Descharrières gave much thought to such questions to bring about the rebirth of the Vincennes Zoo, ten years after it was closed to the public. 3D pictures, scale models, blueprints and drawings allow one to understand how the architectural project was conceived, in which the animal dwellings became, in the course of an intellectually inventive journey, that of humans. To capture this new scenography of the living the photographs of Iwan Bann present to us, in its most marvelous light, this double architecture, where culture and nature meet each other and meld together.


Summary in French:
Concevoir l'architecture d'un zoo n'est pas simple. Si l'habitat des hommes est fait d'histoire, de traditions et de styles, celui des animaux doit-il imiter leur milieu d'origine ? Peut-on rassembler sous une enveloppe commune les promeneurs, les bâtiments techniques et les pensionnaires du zoo ?

Ces réflexions, l'agence Bernard Tschumi urbanistes Architectes avec Véronique Descharrières les a menées pour faire renaître, dix ans après sa fermeture au public, le parc zoologique de Paris. Images 3D, maquettes, plans et dessins permettent de comprendre comment a été conçu le projet architectural où l'habitat des animaux devient, l'espace d'un parcours, celui des hommes. Pour capturer cette nouvelle scénographie du vivant, les photographies d'Iwan Baan présentent, sous son plus beau jour, cette architecture double où culture et nature se confrontent et se confondent dans un paysage conçu par L'Atelier Jacqueline Osty et Associés.

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Art / Photobook
By: Bernard Tschumi(Author), Véronique Descharrières(Author), Catherine Rambourg(Author), Iwan Baan(Illustrator)
160 pages, 150 colour photos and colour & b/w illustrations
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