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Writing about architecture : mastering the language of buildings and cities

Lange, Alexandra. (Author). Lange, Jeremy M. (Added Author).

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School of Architecture NA 2599.6 L36 2012 30007008899931 Stacks Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781616890537 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: print
    192 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, c2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-191) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction : How to be an architecture critic -- Skyscrapers : House of glass / Lewis Mumford ; Skyscrapers as superlatives -- Museums : The miracle in Balbao / Herbert Muschamp ; What should a museum be? -- Landmarks : Save the Whitney / Michael Sorkin ; What's worth preserving? -- Monuments : You have to pay for the public life (excerpt) / Charles W. Moore ; Searching for a center -- Parks : Public parks and the enlargement of towns (excerpt) / Frederick Law Olmsted ; Landscape is more than a lawn -- Cities : The death and life of great American cities (excerpt) / Jane Jacobs ; Criticism from the ground up -- Conclusion : More than one way to skin a building.
Subject: Architectural criticism
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