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Author Ferrier, Jacques, 1959-

Title Useful : the poetry of useful things = Utiles : poésie des choses utiles / Jacques Ferrier ; with an interview by Emmanuel Caille and a preface by Alexander Tzonis.

Published Boston, MA : Birkhäuser, 2004.

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Physical description 255 pages ; ll. col. ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Experimentation and innovation are essential to the work of Jacques Ferrier. Extensive projects such as the waterworks in Joinville or the redesign of the Renault grounds in Guyancourt have contributed to his reputation. He has currently been commissioned to do a large number of projects including the completion of the Air France offices and ateliers in Orly, industrial buildings in Bordeaux and Valenciennes, and the CollC(ge de France in Paris. Much in demand in France, he is now gaining international recognition. The preface of the book is by Alexander Tzonis from the University of Technology in Delft, and Director of DKS, Design Knowledge Systems.
Language notes Text in English and French.
Other author Caille, Emmanuel.
Tzonis, Alexander.
Subject Ferrier, Jacques, 1959-
Public architecture -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Variant Title Utiles.
ISBN 3764368756 (alk. paper)