☆ Rethinking the modular Ò Download by ↠´ Burkhard Meltzer The Modular Did Not Have To Be Invented It Can Be Found Everywhere We Divide Surfaces Into Grids, Spaces Into Parts, And Time Into Rhythmic Units Modular Structures Are Also Increasingly Being Recognized As A Way Of Communicating, Where The Aim Is Not To Construct A Universal Principle But To Facilitate Interplay Between Different Systems Building On The Visionary Design System That Architect Fritz Haller And Engineer Paul Sch Rer Developed InFor Swiss Furniture Company USM, Rethinking the modular Brings Together Specially Commissioned Essays And Interviews With Leading Designers, Architects And Thinkers To Present The Wide Ranging Importance And Influence Of Modular Design Over The Past Fifty Years In Revealing The Broad Possibilities Created By Balancing Structure With Flexibility, The Timely Publication Redefines The Place Of Modularity In Modern Design History, And Offers A Rich Resource For Designers TodayBurkhard Meltzer Is A Freelance Curator Who Writes For Magazines Such As Kunstbulletin, Frieze, And Spike He Was Curator And Art Director At The Neue Kunsthalle St GallenTido Von Oppeln Is An Author And Curator He Has Worked On Various Exhibitions About Design, Art, And Architecture At The Museum Der Dinge, Vitra Design Museum, Marta Herford, And The Museums Quartier Vienna He Lives In Zurich He Is The Editor, Along With Burkhard Meltzer, Of It S Not A Garden TableContributing Authors Dimitri B Hler, Lorenzo Bini, Bless, Thomas Dienes, Go Hasegawa, Rem Koolhaas, Thomas Lomm E, Wolf Mangelsdorf, J Rgen Mayer H Alva No , Hans Ulrich Obrist, Nathalie Du Pasquier, Rick Poynor, Catharine Rossi, Antonio Scarponi, Jerszy Seymour, Martino Stierli, Georg Vrachliotis And Allan Wexler