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Touchstones of design : (re)defining public architecture

Author: C W Fentress
Publisher: Mulgrave, Vic. : Images, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Award-winning architect Curtis Fentress lays out his approach to public architecture by outlining eight touchstones based on beauty, logic, and humanism, in a work showcasing thirty years of ground-breaking design.
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Named Person: C W Fentress; C W Fentress
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C W Fentress
ISBN: 9781864703825 1864703822
OCLC Number: 540182841
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The touchstones of design. Discover the natural order ; Use context to create identity ; Let culture guide design ; Celebrate the entry ; Listen closely ; Stay focused ; Restrain the ego ; Design for people.
Responsibility: Curtis Fentress.

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Defines the art of civic buildings. This title features many of the author's works, including a fresh vision for LAX that embodies a design philosophy learned through time and experience.  Read more...

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