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Building Stata : the design and construction of Frank O. Gehry's Stata Center at MIT

Author: Nancy Joyce; Frank O Gehry
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2004.
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"This illustrated book chronicles the entire planning and construction process of the Frank Gehry-designed Ray and Maria Stata Center at MIT. Taking us from the historical background and architectural context at MIT through the interaction of the clients' needs and the architect's vision to the choice of building materials and construction methods, Building Stata offers a uniquely detailed look at the evolution of a
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Joyce; Frank O Gehry
ISBN: 026210105X 9780262101059 0262600617 9780262600613
OCLC Number: 54073261
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Winner of AAUP Book, Jacket and Journal Show Design Awards: Trade Illustrated Category 2005.
Description: xxi, 137 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 23 x 28 cm.
Contents: Planning --
Design --
Construction --
Excavation --
Concrete --
Structural steel --
Masonry --
Metal --
Glass --
Interiors.
Responsibility: Nancy E. Joyce ; commentary by Frank O. Gehry ; photographs by Richard M. Sobol.

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