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Willis Faber & Dumas Bldg (Architecture in Detail)

Gabriele Bramante

Willis Faber & Dumas Bldg (Architecture in Detail)

by Gabriele Bramante

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Published by Phaidon Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial, etc,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • Ipswich,
  • Specific Commercial Buildings Architecture,
  • Architecture,
  • Willis Faber & Dumas Buildings (Ipswich, England),
  • International Architecture - British,
  • England,
  • Office buildings,
  • Individual Architect,
  • Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings,
  • Architecture / Public, Commercial, or Industrial Buildings,
  • Designs and plans,
  • Foster Associates (London, England)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7830577M
    ISBN 10071482772X
    ISBN 109780714827728

      The headquarters for Willis Faber & Dumas challenged accepted thinking about the office building and established Foster + Partners’ reputation for democratic, flexibly planned : Foster + Partners designed The Willis Building, headquarters of the Willis Group, formerly Willis Faber and Dumas. The influence of Willis Faber can be seen in Foster + Partners later 30 St. Mary Axe. The building's design exhibits a pioneering use of low-energy consumption. One of earliest examples of a building with an all-glass facade.

    "Skin and Bones" refers to the varied expressions of building structure and the possibilities they offer for the experience of interior space. Among the projects presented in this Archive Gallery, "skin" describes buildings which conceal their structure, such as the Willis Faber and Dumas headquarters and Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts. Mar 9, - This Pin was discovered by Tara. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest.

    Primarily conceived with a spirit of equality, the architectural innovations of Willis Faber & Dumas included the use of escalators in a three-storey structure, as well as the social dimension offered by its swimming pool, roof-top restaurant and garden. Designed for long-term flexibility, the building pioneered the use of raised office floors. This large book measures 30cms tall by 30cms wide and weighs in at Kilos. Part of a series that places buildings within their historical context, this text considers the Engineering Department Building at Leicester University, the Willis Faber Dumas Building and the Lloyd's Building.


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The headquarters for Willis Faber & Dumas challenged accepted thinking about the office building and established Foster + Partners' reputation for democratic, flexibly planned : Norman Foster. Summary: Part of a series of technically informative monographs embracing a broad spectrum of internationally renowned buildings.

This work deals with the Willis Faber Dumas Building, and includes a comprehensive set of technical drawings and working details. (not yet rated) 0 with reviews.

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The headquarters for Willis Faber & Dumas challenged accepted thinking about the office building and established Foster + Partners reputation for democratic, flexibly planned workplaces. Primarily conceived with a spirit of equality, the architectural innovations of Willis Faber & Dumas included the use of escalators in a three-storey structure, as well as the social dimension.

Willis Faber seems like some Spielbergian spaceship that has settled into the weave of the town. Opaque and visually silent by day, transparent and winking with ethereal light after sunset. The country headquarters for insurance company Willis Faber & Dumas challenged accepted thinking about the office building while maintaining a sense of.

The Willis Faber Dumas headquarters in Ipswich is one of Foster Associates’ earliest schemes. It houses some 1, staff in open plan offices. It was the youngest building to be Grade 1 listed.

It sits on land virtually surrounded by roads. A grid of concrete columns in the middle support the. One Willis, Faber & Dumas building may be a revelation, but two, facing one another, make a prison. It is hoped, therefore, that the technology of which Foster Associates are such masters will move in the direction of incident and form, and away from an ideal of repetitiveness and unlimited extension.

Willis Building Ipswich, UK – The country headquarters for insurance company Willis Faber & Dumas challenged accepted thinking about the office building while maintaining a sense of.

Norman Foster, Willis Faber Dumas Building Professional use of the term 'urban design' dates from the midth century, urban design as such has been exercised during history. Ancient examples of carefully planned and designed cities exist in Asia, India, Africa, Europe and the Americas, and are particularly well-known within Classical Chinese.

The Willis Faber building is world-famous because of its place in Norman Foster’s oeuvre. With its huge 14m grid and its enormously stiff structure supporting the striking glass wall, a structure of this type and character could only have been built in concrete.

Willis Group Holdings plc was a multinational risk advisor, insurance brokerage and reinsurance brokerage company with its headquarters in the Willis Building in London until its merger of equals with financial services company Towers Watson in It was the world's third-largest insurance broker when measured by revenues.

Willis has around offices in countries and approximately Headquarters: London, United Kingdom. Buy Willis Faber & Dumas 01 by Norman Foster, Kenneth Powell (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Office for insurance company Willis Faber & Dumas with a swimming pool, roof-top garden and restaurant The building houses some 1, office staff in open-plan offices spread over three floors and features the innovative use of escalators in a three-storey structure through the central atrium.

Willis Faber & Dumas wanted "an office environment sympathetic to human values" in a building that was "neither over-ambitious nor pedestrian", according to the insurance broker's client statement. Willis Faber & Dumas Headquarters book.

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Externally, the building was equally distinguished for its state-of-the-art glass facade, and its free-form plan, which responded to the medieval street pattern. This monograph follows the building's evolution from concept through execution, including numerous illustrations and Author: Norman Foster.Willis Faber & Dumas Bldg by Gabriele Bramante starting at $ Willis Faber & Dumas Bldg has 1 available editions to buy at Alibris.Willis Faber & Dumas de Foster, Norman sur - ISBN - ISBN - Prestel - - Couverture rigide.