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In search of elegance : towards an architecture of satisfaction

Author: Michel Lincourt
Publisher: Montreal & Kingston ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press ; Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 1999.
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This text presents a radical approach to architecture and urban design that bridges the gap between theory and practice.

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Lincourt, Michel, 1941-
In search of elegance.
Montreal & Kingston ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press ; Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 1999
(DLC) 99488472
(OCoLC)42683139
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michel Lincourt
ISBN: 9780773567337 077356733X
OCLC Number: 768243957
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (409 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Illustrations""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""1 Introduction: A Theory for the Practice of Architecture""; ""2 A Theory Based on Phenomenology""; ""3 Unveiling Architecture""; ""4 Values and Design Criteria""; ""5 Palais-Royal: A Perennial Elegance""; ""6 Fondation Rothschild Workers' Residence: An Honest Elegance""; ""7 Outremont: A Convivial Elegance""; ""8 Reveiling Architecture""; ""9 Archetypes of Elegance""; ""10 Conclusion: Elegance for an Architecture of Satisfaction""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography"" ""Appendix: Sample of the questionnaire used for the survey conducted at the Fondation Rothschild Workers' Residence""""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""
Responsibility: Michel Lincourt ; illustrations by Louise Beaupré-Lincourt.
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