ORTHOGRAPHS by Yiorgis Yerolymbos

09/12/2017
ORTHOGRAPHS by Yiorgis Yerolymbos
Photographer, architect
metalocus, ÁNGEL BLANCO
ORTHOGRAPHS by Yiorgis Yerolymbos
This book offers rare, behind-the- scenes access to the work performed and the land and materials moved in the service of turning vision into reality.

This stunning photographic essay by Yiorgis Yerolymbos, traces the development of Renzo Piano’s new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, a multifunctional complex for arts, education, and entertainment in Athens. The photographer  finds intrigue and beauty in the grit of the construction site, where for nearly a decade he has meticulously recorded the ephemeral forms that underlie and foretell the shape of the future landmark.

The large format invites readers to immerse themselves in Yerolymbos’s compelling photography, and texts hail the importance of the Center and its role in trans-forming the physical and cultural topography of Athens.

This photographic essay traces the development of Renzo Piano’s new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, a multifunctional complex for arts, education, and entertainment in Athens. Intrigue and beauty was sought after in the grit of the construction site, where for n...read more

Introduction
Renzo Piano.
A Pritzker Prize-winning architect and principal at Renzo Piano Building Workshop.
Texts by
Katharine Storr (A practicing architect
based in London). Robert Storr (Professor of painting/ printmaking and former Dean of the School of Art at Yale University). Yiorgis Yerolymbos
Pages
160 p and 100 color illustrations
Size
37,5*27,5 cm. Hardback
ISBN
9780300226812
Languages
Greek and English

Yerolymbos

Yiorgis Yerolymbos focuses on architecture, corporate and landscape photography. He is especially interested in human altered and industrial landscapes since 1995. For more than two decades, he approaches each project, commissioned or self initiated by attempting to strike a delicate, yet precise balance between content and form as he strongly believes that “photography must be consiste...read more

PIANO

Renzo Piano was born in Genoa, Italy, in 1937 to a family of builders. He graduated Milan Polytechnic in 1964 and began to work with experimental light-weight structures and basic shelters. In 1971, he founded the Piano & Rogers studio and, together with Richard Rogers, won the competition for the Centre Pompidou in Paris. From the early 1970s to the 1990s, Piano collaborated with eng...read more