The term ephemeral is faithfully illustrative of our times. However,
constructions with a limited lifespan have been a constant in the
history of architecture. Research of materials and, above all, the
evolution of design; have made this discipline an essential area of
study for scholars and authorities alike.
offers a wide and also rigorous selection of the best contemporary
projects by some of the most daring and innovative architecture studios.
The spectacular projects contained in these pages are profusely
illustrated and thoroughly documented with drafts, scale and layout
drawings, illustrations, renderings and photographs. The book is divided
into content blocks that will allow the reader to enjoy the most
innovative interventions, be they pavilions, art installations,
interactive constructions, stands and finally, award winning projects
within the field of temporary architecture.
The projects include
Anna Prats, Joan Valls (ES); Anupama Kundoo Architects, Iaac (IN/ES);
Atelier Zundel Cristea (FR); Ball-Nogues Studio (USA/CA); Barkow
Leibinger Architects (DE); Benedetta Tagiabue + Embt, Alex Olle +
Institut Del Teatre (ES); Brut Deluxe (ES); Bureau A (CH); Coda-Office
(ES); Dondecabentres (ES); Dus Architects (NL); Eth Zurich, Urban-Think
Tank, Esarq / Uic (CH/ES); Grafton Architects, Elisava / Upf (UK/ES);
Heri&Salli (AT); Hollwich Kushner (US/NY); J. Mayer H. Und Partner
Architekten (DE); Jakob + Macfarlane (FR); Jakob + Macfarlane (FR);
Likearchitects (PT); Marina Fernandez Ramos, Asociacion Cultural Y
Juvenil La Chorrera (ES); Odile Decq, - Recetas Colectivas (FR/ES);
Studio Myerscough (UK); Studio Myerscough (UK); Urbanus, La Salle / Url
(CN/ES); Variable Projects (US/CA); Xevi Bayona (ES); Yael Reisner,
Peter Cook, Straddle 3 (IS/UK/ES).