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Dig it! Building Bound to the Ground

Dig deep into the origins of building. The ground, now often used as a passive foundation for going higher, is rife with possibilities. Bjarne Mastenbroek investigates the relationship architecture has, had, and will have, with site and nature. Through the photography of Iwan Baan and more than 500 analytical drawings by SeARCH, Dig it! dissects structures from the past millennia—some well-known, some previously overlooked. This global survey of nearly 1,400 pages, designed by Mevis & Van Deursen, brings architecture back in harmony with the Earth’s surface.

Published by Taschen

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Publisher: Taschen

Hardcover with fold-out: 1390 pages

ISBN: 978-3-8365-7817-2

Item weight: 2.58 kg

Dimensions: 19.3 x 27.1 cm