skip to content
Ten canonical buildings 1950-2000 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Ten canonical buildings 1950-2000

Author: Peter Eisenman; Ariane Lourie Harrison
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli : Distributed to the U.S. trade by Random House, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Eisenman identifies a project within the oeuvre of each of10 influential architects--Luigi Moretti, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier, Louis Kahn, Robert Venturi, James Stirling, Aldo Rossi, Rem Koolhaas, Daniel Libeskind, and Frank Gehry--that has profoundly affected architectural discourse and practice.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Dessins et plans
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Eisenman; Ariane Lourie Harrison
ISBN: 9780847830480 0847830489
OCLC Number: 166387913
Description: 303 p. : ill. (some col.), plans (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Profiles of text: Luigi Moretti, Casa "Il Girasole," 1947-50 --
The umbrella diagram: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Farnsworth House, 1946-51 --
Textual heresies: Le Corbusier, Palais des Congrès-Strasbourg, 1962-64 --
From plaid grid to diachronic space: Louis I. Kahn, Adler House and DeVore House, 1954-55 --
The nine-square diagram and its contradictions: Robert Venturi, Vanna Venturi House, 1959-64 --
Material inversions: James Stirling, Leicester Engineering Building, 1959-63 --
Texts of analogy: Aldo Rossi, Cemetery of San Cataldo, 1971-78 --
Strategies of the void: Rem Koolhaas, Jussieu Libraries, 1992-93 --
The deconstruction of the axis: Daniel Libeskind, Jewish Museum, 1989-99 --
The soft umbrella diagram: Frank O. Gehry, Peter B. Lewis Building, 1997-2002.
Responsibility: Peter Eisenman ; foreword by Stan Allen ; edited by Ariane Lourie.
More information:

Abstract:

Eisenman identifies a project within the oeuvre of each of10 influential architects--Luigi Moretti, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier, Louis Kahn, Robert Venturi, James Stirling, Aldo Rossi, Rem Koolhaas, Daniel Libeskind, and Frank Gehry--that has profoundly affected architectural discourse and practice.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Eisenman cleanly dissects each project with a diagrammed analysis that leaves little room for arguement." "Architect Magazine""(Eisenman's) penetrating, sometimes brilliant analysis will prod you to Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/166387913>
library:oclcnum"166387913"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/166387913>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/813369>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Architecture--Composition, proportion, etc."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2008"
schema:description"Profiles of text: Luigi Moretti, Casa "Il Girasole," 1947-50 -- The umbrella diagram: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Farnsworth House, 1946-51 -- Textual heresies: Le Corbusier, Palais des Congrès-Strasbourg, 1962-64 -- From plaid grid to diachronic space: Louis I. Kahn, Adler House and DeVore House, 1954-55 -- The nine-square diagram and its contradictions: Robert Venturi, Vanna Venturi House, 1959-64 -- Material inversions: James Stirling, Leicester Engineering Building, 1959-63 -- Texts of analogy: Aldo Rossi, Cemetery of San Cataldo, 1971-78 -- Strategies of the void: Rem Koolhaas, Jussieu Libraries, 1992-93 -- The deconstruction of the axis: Daniel Libeskind, Jewish Museum, 1989-99 -- The soft umbrella diagram: Frank O. Gehry, Peter B. Lewis Building, 1997-2002."@en
schema:description"Eisenman identifies a project within the oeuvre of each of10 influential architects--Luigi Moretti, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier, Louis Kahn, Robert Venturi, James Stirling, Aldo Rossi, Rem Koolhaas, Daniel Libeskind, and Frank Gehry--that has profoundly affected architectural discourse and practice."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/354182678>
schema:genre"Aufsatzsammlung."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Ten canonical buildings 1950-2000"@en
schema:numberOfPages"303"
schema:publisher
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.