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Kaplankaya Club House
Kaplankaya Club House

Kaplankaya Club House


120 Pages, 9.75 x 9.75

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $17.00 (US $17.00) (CA $20.95)

Publication Date: February 2015

ISBN 9788494191558

Rights: US & CA

By Architect Publications (Feb 2015)
Architect Publications

Price: $17.00


In the eastern Mediterranean—on the west coast of Turkey, facing the Greek islands of Lemos and Patmos, close to Bodrum, the ancient Halicarnassus, atop a headland 450 feet above sea level—a new building is constructed. This book unveils the process of creation of the Kaplankaya Clubhouse, from its initial ideas to the development of construction, a timeless structure, seeking both the essence of abstraction in modern architecture confronted with the use of local construction techniques and materials, and its intense relationship with the Mediterranean landscape and light.

Author Biography

Carlos Ferrater and Borja Ferrater are founding partners of the Office of Architecture in Barcelona (OAB). Carlos was awarded the 2009 National Architecture Award by the Spanish Ministry of Housing for his overall career. He is the designer of, among many other works, three city blocks in Barcelona's Olympic Village, the Olympic Village in Vall d'Hebron, and the Scientific Institute and the Barcelona Botanical Garden. Borja was vice-dean of culture publications and international relations at the school of architecture, ESARQ, UIC. He recently was visiting assistant professor at the Pratt Institute in New York. He currently is teaching 3rd year Studio class at ESARQ UIC and is author of the book Synchronizing Geometry.