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Fire Island modernist : Horace Gifford and the architecture of seduction

Autore: Christopher Bascom Rawlins
Editore: New York, NY : Metropolis Books, [2013]
Edizione/Formato:   Libro a stampa : Biography : English : First EditionVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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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  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Persona incaricata: Horace Gifford; Horace Gifford; Horace Gifford
Tipo materiale: Biography
Tipo documento Libro
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Christopher Bascom Rawlins
{0} 9781938922091 1938922093
Numero OCLC: 836261577
Descrizione: 202 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Contenuti: Best looking boy --
Oasis of free love --
Fire Island modernist --
Reaching for light --
Boys in the sand --
Entasis --
Form follows foreplay --
Elegy.
Responsabilità: Christopher Bascom Rawlins ; Foreword by Alastair Gordon.

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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 Yorks Fire Island. Growing up on the beaches of  Per saperne di più…

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