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Fire Island modernist : Horace Gifford and the architecture of seduction

Autor: Christopher Bascom Rawlins
Editora: New York, NY : Metropolis Books, [2013]
Edição/Formato   Imprimir livro : Biografia : Inglês : First EditionVer todas as edições e formatos
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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  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Pessoa Denominada: Horace Gifford; Horace Gifford; Horace Gifford
Tipo de Material: Biografia
Tipo de Documento Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Christopher Bascom Rawlins
ISBN: 9781938922091 1938922093
Número OCLC: 836261577
Descrição: 202 pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Conteúdos: Best looking boy --
Oasis of free love --
Fire Island modernist --
Reaching for light --
Boys in the sand --
Entasis --
Form follows foreplay --
Elegy.
Responsabilidade: 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  Ler mais...

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In those days, the Pines was seen as an "untainted address," observes Christopher Rawlins in Fire Island Modernist, his new book about Horace Gifford, who designed just about one in ten houses there. Ler mais...

 
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