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Jim Olson : building, nature, art

Author: Jim Olson; Aaron Betsky
Publisher: London ; New York, New York : Thames & Hudson Ltd, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seattle-based architect Jim Olson blends straight, clean architectural lines and curving natural scenery with such ease that one forgets they weren?t always in harmony. Over the course of a career spanning nearly fifty years, in collaboration with his partner Tom Kundig, Olson has established a reputation for thoughtfully considered buildings, evident in projects that suit and enhance their locations in Mexico,  Read more...
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Named Person: Jim Olson; Jim Olson; Jim Olson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Olson; Aaron Betsky
ISBN: 9780500343333 0500343330
OCLC Number: 1038067289
Description: 324 pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Contents: A pergola in the woods / Aaron Betsky --
Recent Projects: Capital House, Washington, D.C., USA, 2008 ; Lightcatcher at The Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, Washington, USA, 2009 ; Mexico Beach House, San Jose Del Cabo, Baja, Mexico, 2010 ; Northwoods House, Iron River, Michigan, USA, 2010 ; Pavilion House, Bellevue, Washington, USA, 2011 ; Seoul Shops, Seoul, Republic Of Korea, 2012 ; Gethsemane Chapel, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2012 ; Working With Light ; Country Garden House, Portland, Oregon, USA, 2013 ; Cliff Dwelling, White Rock, British Columbia, Canada, 2013 ; Nature ; Bellevue Botanical Garden Visitor Center, Bellevue, Washington, USA, 2014 ; Longbranch Cabin, Longbranch, Washington, USA, 1959, 1981, 1997, 2003, 2014 ; Blakely Island Art Studio, Blakely Island, Washington, USA, 2014 ; Abstraction ; Haven Of Reflection, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2014 ; Hong Kong Toy Company, Hong Kong, China, 2010, 2014 ; Fox Island Residence, Fox Island, Washington, USA, 2014 ; City Cabin, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2015 ; Foss Waterway Seaport, Tacoma, Washington, USA, 2015 ; JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort And Spa, Puerto Los Cabos, Baja, Mexico, 2015 ; Influences ; Northwest Art House, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2015 ; Bay Area Hill House, San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA, 2015 ; Taiwan Villas, Taipei, Taiwan, 2016 ; Tofino Beach House, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada, 2016 ; Hudson Valley-Residence, Westchester, New York, USA, 2017 ; Functions Of Space ; California Meadow House, San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA, 2017 ; Kirkland Museum Of Fine & Decorative Art, Denver, Colorado, USA, In Progress --
Custom Furniture --
Exhibits --
Complete Chronology Of Works.
Responsibility: Jim Olson; introduction by Aaron Betsky ; with 550 illustrations in colour and black and white.

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A lavish monograph celebrating one of the most respected and admired American architects, known for his sensitivity to the nature and traditions of the Pacific Northwest  Read more...

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'A finely photographed survey' - Monocle

 
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