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The idea of the city : architectural associations

Author: Robin Middleton; Architectural Association (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : Architectural Association ; Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This tribute to the late Alvin Boyarsky, Chairman of the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London from 1971 to 1990, offers insights into the city by a roster of leading architects  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Architectural drawings
Designs and plans
Dessins et plans
Named Person: Alvin Boyarsky
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Middleton; Architectural Association (Great Britain)
ISBN: 0262631776 9780262631778 1870890337 9781870890335
OCLC Number: 35846892
Notes: "This volume has grown from a symposium ... held at the Architectural Association, London, in celebration of the life of Alvin Boyarsky, chairman of the AA School of Architecture from 1971 to 1990"--Page [2].
Description: 238 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 x 25 cm
Contents: Foreward / Robin Middleton --
Chicago à la carte / Alvin Boyarsky --
Obession of Dürer / John Hejduk --
Architecture in a mediated environment / Peter Eisenman --
The calligraphy of the plan / Zaha Hadid --
Atlanta / Rem Koolhaas --
Holy truth in rough / Daniel Libeskind --
Eurolandschaft / Peter Wilson --
Architecture and the ambiguity of fragment / Dalibor Vesely --
The appliance house / Ben Nicholson --
City and void / Bernard Tschumi --
Ecstacity / Nigel Coates --
Province and metropolis II / Leon van Schaik --
The skin of the earth / Raoul Bunschoten --
Bespoke territory / Peter Salter --
An ideal city / Peter Cook --
Alvin Boyarsky: writings and interviews --
Alvin Boyarsky and Architectural Association publications.
Other Titles: Architectural associations
Responsibility: edited by Robin Middleton.

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