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The architecture of James Stirling and his partners James Gowan and Michael Wilford : a study of architectural creativity in the twentieth century

Author: Geoffrey H Baker
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, UK, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text provides a comprehensive critical survey of James Stirling's work to date, charting the development of his ideas during four turbulent architectural decades.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Quotations (texts)
Interviews
Named Person: James Stirling; James Gowan; Michael Wilford; James Gowan; James Stirling; Michael Wilford
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey H Baker
ISBN: 9781409409267 1409409260
OCLC Number: 677975465
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 489 pages : illustrations, plans ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I. Education: James Stirling's formative years --
Stirling's assessment of modernity --
Part II. James Stirling and James Gowan: Laying foundations for a fresh approach to design: research and development in architectural practice --
Variations on the square as an archetype --
A heroic architecture of planes and light: early modernism's functional paradigm reinvented --
Part III. James Stirling: Cambridge analysis --
Florey analysis --
The sixties: a new architectural language --
An architecture of context and association --
Part IV. James Stirling and Michael Wilford: From greenfield to the city --
Part V. An Overview of Stirling's Approach to Design: Function, form and meaning --
Stuttgart analysis --
James Stirling and classical architecture --
James Stirling: interests and influences --
Circular forms in Stirling's late work --
Interview with Michael Wilford, October 1998 --
Braun AG analysis --
Conclusion --
James Stirling; last of the masters.
Other Titles: Study of architectural creativity in the twentieth century
Responsibility: by Geoffrey Howard Baker.

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