speech: water

2011 / speech: architecture magazine
Concept, art direction, graphic design, layout: Kirill Zaev
Editor-in-chief: Irina Chipova
Publisher: SPEECH Tchoban & Kuznetsov architectural bureau

speech: ornament
speech: new life
speech: square
speech: materiality
speech: for the future
speech: color
speech: water
speech: details
speech: genius loci
speech: structure
speech: museum
speech: affordable housing

utzon, gehry, west 8, mvrdv, herzog & de meuron, meganom, foster, ando, pei, hadid, behnisch, nouvel, boeri, big, wowhaus, snøhetta, kuzembaev, brodsky, plotkin, nielsen, von gerkan, holl, tchoban

260 pages, 23.5 x 30 sm, printed in full color, text in russian and english.
Paperback with flaps, full color + Pantone + UV varnishing, embossing.

ISBN 978-3-86922-017-8

The connection between water and architecture and water’s role in the creation of a suitable living environment go much deeper than might seem at first sight. Water is capable of dividing as well as uniting and of serving as a natural barrier or focus of attraction. It may be used for utilitarian or aesthetic purposes and may be simultaneously both reality and symbol.