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Structures of our time : 31 buildings that changed modern life

Author: Roger Shepherd
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2002.
Series: [An architectural record book].
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Structures of Our Time celebrates the power of architecture to touch us all with unprecedented in-depth portraits of the 31 winners of AIA's prestigious annual prize, which acknowledges a structure whose significance has stood the test of a quarter century of time." "From Fifth Avenue-shaping Rockefeller Center, the first AIA honoree in 1969, to Richard Meier's Darien, Connecticut, Smith House, created in 1965 to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shepherd, Roger.
Structures of our time.
New York : McGraw-Hill, 2002
(OCoLC)606640541
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Shepherd
ISBN: 0071369694 9780071369695
OCLC Number: 50665746
Notes: Series statement on jacket.
Description: 256 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The garden in the city : Rockefeller Center / Associated Architects: Reinhard & Hofmeister; Corbett, Harrison & MacMurray; Raymond Hood, Godley & Fouilous ; Baldwin Hills Village : Reginald D. Johnson, Wilson, Merrill & Alexander; Clarence S. Stein --
2. Elevating the user experience : S.C. Johnson & Son Administration Building / Frank Lloyd Wright ; Salk Institute for Biological Studies / Louis I. Kahn ; Ford Foundation Headquarters / Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates ; Philips Exeter Academy Library / Louis I. Kahn --
3. Where nature and the built world meet : Taliesin West / Frank Lloyd Wright ; Bavinger House / Bruce Goff ; Haystack Mountain School of Crafts /Edward Larrabee Barnes ; Sea Ranch Condominium I / Moore Lyndon Turnbull Whitaker --
4. The essence of style : Crow Island School / Eliel & Eero Saarinen; Perkins, Wheeler & Will ; Christ Church Lutheran / Saarinen, Saarinen and Associates ; Yale University Art Gallery / Louis I. Kahn ; Price Tower / Frank Lloyd Wright ; Dulles International Airport / Eero Saarinen and Associates --
5. A sense of proportion : Equitable Savings and Loan / Pietro Belluschi ; 860-880 Lake Shore Drive Apartments / Mies van der Rohe ; Lever House / SOM (Gordon Bunshaft) ; Seagram Building / Mies van der Rohe --
6. The way we live : Eames House / Charles and Ray Eames ; Philip Johnson Residence [the Glass House] / Philip Johnson ; Farnsworth House / Mies van der Rohe ; Vanna Venturi House / Robert Venturi ; Smith House / Richard Meier --
7. The corporate campus : General Motors Technical Center / Eero Saarinen and Associates ; Deere & Company Administration Center / Eero Saarinen and Associates --
8. Sublime innovation : Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum / Frank Lloyd Wright ; Gateway Arch / Eero Saarinen and Associates ; U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel / SOM (Water Netschi) ; John Hancock Center / SOM (Bruce Graham and Fazlur Kahn) ; Kimbell Art Museum / Louis I. Kahn.
Series Title: [An architectural record book].
Responsibility: Roger Shepherd.
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