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Celebrating the courthouse : a guide for architects, their clients, and the public

Author: Steven Flanders; Stephen G Breyer
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Illuminating the issues to be addressed in designing a suitable and successful courthouse, this book unites the skills and experience of architects, judges, administrators and lawyer-users. It looks  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Flanders; Stephen G Breyer
ISBN: 9780393730708 0393730700
OCLC Number: 70407770
Description: 240 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Foreword / by Stephen G. Breyer --
American vernacular: the courthouse as a building type / by William Seale --
The image of the courthouse / by Frank Greene --
The geometry of a courthouse design / by Jordan Gruzen, with Cathy Daskalakis and Peter Krasnow --
Urban design and the courthouse: how sites shape solutions / by Andrea P. Leers --
Reading the architecture of today's courthouse / by Paul Spencer Byard --
Drawing meaning from the heart of the courthouse / by Douglas P. Woodlock --
The lawyer's perspective / by George A. Davidson --
Creating a courthouse that works for diverse constituencies and constituent parts / by Steven Flanders --
The courtroom in the age of technology / by Fredric L. Lederer --
Courthouse design at a crossroads / by Todd S. Phillips --
Epilogue: Daniel Patrick Moynihan and federal architecture / by Nathan Glazer.
Responsibility: edited by Steven Flanders ; foreword by Justice Stephen G. Breyer.
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[S]hows the enormous diversity of styles possible without sacrificing the principle common to all civilised societies that 'justice matters.' "

 
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