From building to card
Published by Tirion Uitgevers B.V.
ISBN: 90 213 3138 1
(For larger versions, click on the pictures)
patterns of famous Dutch and Belgium buildings (different styles) from master builders of different periods. remarkable, anecdotal stories about these buildings or the people that are involved. a “how to do” section and clear instructions to the patterns beautiful pictures of the cards and the buildings.
pictures of cards signed by famous architects like Alessandro Mendini (Groninger Museum) and Pi de Bruijn (New Building Tweede Kamer).
the book comes with a full English translation of the text.
A beautiful book about how to make astounding three dimensional cards out of single pieces of paper. The theme of this book is “buildings”. Cards which such subjects as “Central Station” (Amsterdam) en “Sint Hubertus” (from master builder Berlage) have been in a major exhibition in one of the most significant museums of America: The American Craft Museum in New York. This exhibition has been a startling success, lauded by the press (including the “New York Times”) and the many visitors of the museum.
The book is available in America through: Evermore Enterprises (The Evermore Design Catalog). Credit card facilities available.
© 2002 Ingrid Siliakus
Origamic Architecture Designer