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An architecture of invitation : Colin St. John Wilson

Author: Sarah Menin; Stephen Kite
Publisher: Aldershot : Ashgate, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of architect Colin St John Wilson, examining his early life, the development of his architectural philosophy, the physical manifestation of that philosophy in buildings, and its  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Colin St John Wilson; Colin Saint John Wilson; Colin St John Wilson; Colin St John Wilson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Menin; Stephen Kite
ISBN: 0754637832 9780754637837
OCLC Number: 635842234
Description: 341 S : Ill.
Contents: Foreword, Juhani Pallasmaa; Introduction: the examined life; Framing a life; London: building the 'new world'; Wall and court: the Cambridge years; The 'carving' of space: Cornford House; Shaping the Polis; Master Builder: the British Library; Architecture and art; A time to profess: return to Cambridge; An ethical line: ethics and aesthetics; Conclusion: The Aedicular offering - ordering the in-between; Chronology of buildings, projects and competitions; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Sarah Menin and Stephen Kite.
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