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Making architecture : the Getty Center

Author: Harold Marvin Williams
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : J. Paul Getty Trust, 1997.
Series: Getty Publications virtual library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The spectacular new Getty Center in Los Angeles boasts commanding views of the Pacific Ocean, the city of Los Angeles, and the Santa Monica Mountains. Designed by internationally acclaimed architect Richard Meier, the complex manifests Meier's aim to "search out a precise and exquisitely reciprocal relationship between built architecture and natural topography." This book documents the making of that architecture.
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Genre/Form: Architectural drawings
Designs and plans
Dessins et plans
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Making architecture.
Los Angeles, CA : J. Paul Getty Trust, 1997
(DLC) 97020564
(OCoLC)36969727
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Marvin Williams
OCLC Number: 644032208
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL Electronic reproduction. Los Angeles, CA : Getty Publications, 2013. (Getty Publications virtual library) CMalG
Description: 1 online resource (165 pages) : chiefly illustrations (some color)
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.; 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: The clash of symbols / Ada Louise Huxtable --
A concert of wills / Stephen D. Rountree --
A vision for permanence / Richard Meier.
Series Title: Getty Publications virtual library.
Responsibility: Harold M. Williams [and others].

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The spectacular new Getty Center in Los Angeles boasts commanding views of the Pacific Ocean, the city of Los Angeles, and the Santa Monica Mountains. Designed by internationally acclaimed architect Richard Meier, the complex manifests Meier's aim to "search out a precise and exquisitely reciprocal relationship between built architecture and natural topography." This book documents the making of that architecture.

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