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Ten canonical buildings 1950-2000

Author: Peter Eisenman; Ariane Lourie Harrison
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli : Distributed to the U.S. trade by Random House, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eisenman identifies a project within the oeuvre of each of10 influential architects--Luigi Moretti, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier, Louis Kahn, Robert Venturi, James Stirling, Aldo Rossi, Rem Koolhaas, Daniel Libeskind, and Frank Gehry--that has profoundly affected architectural discourse and practice.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Dessins et plans
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Eisenman; Ariane Lourie Harrison
ISBN: 9780847830480 0847830489
OCLC Number: 166387913
Description: 303 pages : illustrations (some color), plans (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Profiles of text: Luigi Moretti, Casa "Il Girasole," 1947-50 --
The umbrella diagram: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Farnsworth House, 1946-51 --
Textual heresies: Le Corbusier, Palais des Congrès-Strasbourg, 1962-64 --
From plaid grid to diachronic space: Louis I. Kahn, Adler House and DeVore House, 1954-55 --
The nine-square diagram and its contradictions: Robert Venturi, Vanna Venturi House, 1959-64 --
Material inversions: James Stirling, Leicester Engineering Building, 1959-63 --
Texts of analogy: Aldo Rossi, Cemetery of San Cataldo, 1971-78 --
Strategies of the void: Rem Koolhaas, Jussieu Libraries, 1992-93 --
The deconstruction of the axis: Daniel Libeskind, Jewish Museum, 1989-99 --
The soft umbrella diagram: Frank O. Gehry, Peter B. Lewis Building, 1997-2002.
Responsibility: Peter Eisenman ; foreword by Stan Allen ; edited by Ariane Lourie.
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Eisenman identifies a project within the oeuvre of each of10 influential architects--Luigi Moretti, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier, Louis Kahn, Robert Venturi, James Stirling, Aldo Rossi, Rem Koolhaas, Daniel Libeskind, and Frank Gehry--that has profoundly affected architectural discourse and practice.

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