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Fire Island modernist : Horace Gifford and the architecture of seduction

Auteur : Christopher Bascom Rawlins
Éditeur : New York, NY : Metropolis Books, [2013]
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : Biography : English : First EditionVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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"As the 1960s became The Sixties, architect Horace Gifford executed a remarkable series of beach houses that transformed the terrain and culture of New York's Fire Island. Growing up on the beaches of Florida, Gifford forged a deep connection with coastal landscapes. Pairing this sensitivity with jazzy improvisations on modernist themes, he perfected a sustainable modernism in cedar and glass that was as attuned to  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Personne nommée : Horace Gifford; Horace Gifford; Horace Gifford
Type d’ouvrage : Biography
Format : Book
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Christopher Bascom Rawlins
ISBN : 9781938922091 1938922093
Numéro OCLC : 836261577
Description : 202 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Contenu : Best looking boy --
Oasis of free love --
Fire Island modernist --
Reaching for light --
Boys in the sand --
Entasis --
Form follows foreplay --
Elegy.
Responsabilité : Christopher Bascom Rawlins ; Foreword by Alastair Gordon.

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