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Imagining MIT : designing a campus for the twenty-first century

Author: William J Mitchell
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author presents the story of the decade long, billion-dollar building boom at MIT and how it produced major works of architecture by Charles Correa, Frank Gehry, Steven Holl, Fumihiko Maki, and Kevin Roche.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William J Mitchell
ISBN: 0262134799 9780262134798
OCLC Number: 71348654
Description: ix, 142 p. : ill. (some col.), map, plans ; 20 x 29 cm.
Contents: The American campus --
William Welles Bosworth: Taylorism and classicism --
Postwar pragmatism --
Alvar Aalto and Eero Saarinen: midcentury modernism --
Kevin Roche: Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center --
Steven Holl: Simmons Hall --
Frank Gehry: Stata Center --
Charles Correa: Brain And Cognitive Sciences Complex --
Fumihiko Maki: Media Laboratory --
Planning a campus in real time --
Charles M. Vest, afterword: transforming the MIT campus-a personal journey.
Responsibility: William J. Mitchell ; afterword by Charles M. Vest.
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"William J. Mitchell writes with wit and insight. He is the ideal guide to the architecture of the MIT campus." Cesar Pelli , architect "William J. Mitchell writes with wit and insight. He is the Read more...

 
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