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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Buildings & landscapes.
Gloucester, Mass. : Rockport Publishers, c2005
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Oscar Riera Ojeda; Lake/Flato (Firm)
|Description:||291 p. : ill. (some col.), plans (some col.) ; 34 cm.|
|Contents:||Flat : House of light ; Desert house ; Air barns ; Alamo cement house ; Birding center ; Community arena ; Corporate campus --
Hillside : River ranch ; Lucky Boy Ranch ; Line camp ; House on a perch ; Garden of the gods ; Sierra Nevada Library --
Transitional : House of pavilions ; House of courts ; Edge house ; Canal house ; Lake house ; Hilltop arboretum ; Science treehouse ; Texas State Cemetery ; Dallas Arboretum --
Urban : Agudas Achim Synagogue ; Campus museum ; Alamo street lofts ; Hotel San Jose ; Greenhill School ; Carver Academy ; International center ; River link ; School of nursing --
Appendix : Project credits ; Past ; Present ; Future.
|Other Titles:||Buildings and landscapes|
|Responsibility:||edited by Oscar Riera Ojeda ; foreword by Glenn Murcutt ; introduction by Thomas Fisher.|
"Lake Flato has produced an extraordinary range of buildings and landscapes that respond to local climates and ecologies, that use local materials and products, and that refer to local traditions and forms. Through their sensitive re-interpretations of the places in which they build, Lake Flato has designed structures that seem inseparable from their prairie, desert, bayou, and mountain sites. At the same time, the work has universal appeal as an example of truly sustainable architecture, low in its resource use and well-loved by its users."--BOOK JACKET.