Structural Affairs
Basel: Birkhäuser, 2016
German/English, 312 pages, paperback
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ISBN 978-3-0356-0984-4
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Guest editors: Stefan Peters and Andreas Trummer

GAM.12: Structural Affairs introduces various constellations and forms of contemporary architecture production that have evolved through the development and the design of architectural structures. With close collaboration among architects, civil engineers, and building-industry representatives, structural engineering associates the individual steps related to tectonical shaping, structural planning, and technical fabrication. This highly innovative, interdisciplinary field of research in architecture and the engineering sciences is continually subjected to changes due to software development and also new materials and jointing technologies. GAM.12: Structural Affairs probes the potentials and synergies of this development as applied to architectural practice and puts up for discussion current projects, explorative questions, and theoretical positions.

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With contributions by
Sigrid Adriaenssens, Martin Bechthold, Philippe Block, Max Bögl, Stefan Bögl, Stephan Engelsmann, Andreas Fuchs, Christoph Gengnagel, Siegfired Goßner, Bartlomiej Halaczek, Martin Knight, Julian Lienhard, Panagiotis Michalatos, Neri Oxman, Michael Pelzer, Stefan Peters, Gregory Quinn, Matthias Rippmann, Tomás Saraceno, Anton Savov, Wolfgang Schäffner, Gerhard Seele, Werner Sobek, Oliver Tessmann, Andreas Trummer, Tom Van Mele

Photos of the GAM.12 presentation on April 28, 2016: