Gae Aulenti

The complete works of one of the most interesting and eclectic contemporary Italian architects, in a new volume from the Skira architecture series. Gae Aulenti is one of the world's most celebrated architects. Her internationally renowned works encompass industrial design, urban planning, graphic, set design and architecture. This well-documented publication illustrates Aulenti's complete oeuvre and includes world-famous projects such as the Musee d'Orsay and the National Museum of Modern Art of the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the remodeling of the Palazzo Grassi in Venice and the New Asian Art Museum in San Francisco as well as lesser known but equally interesting works such as set designs for the theatre, exhibition designs, private houses. The book also dedicates a section to Aulenti's furniture design and includes her notable lamps produced by Artemide and chairs produced by Zanotta and Kartell. Fifty years of ideas and projects are examined in this richly illustrated monograph.