Kuo, Jeannette with Dries Rodet and Isabelle Concherio: . A-TYPICAL PLAN: Projects and Essays on Identity, Flexibility and Atmosphere in the Office Building. Park Books, 2013. 4to in wraps as issued. 202 pages, 11 color and 68 b/w illustrations, 8 facsimiles, 137 floor plans and sections. Light edgewear else fine.
The work features essays by Iñaki Ábalos, Pier Vittorio Aureli, Andrea Bassi, Florian Idenburg, Jeannette Kuo, Freek Persyn, and Antoine Picon. A conversation with Inès Lamunière and a graphic essay by Jimenez Lai round out the diverse perspectives. A final chapter presents the work of students at the EPFL, with whom this research began. Succinct and beautifully illustrated, A-Typical Plan is a reminder that even buildings created for quotidian uses can be spatially and experientially rich”
The books was the receiver of the 2013 Most Beautiful Swiss Book award