Writing about architecture : mastering the language of buildings and cities
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|School of Architecture||NA 2599.6 L36 2012||30007008899931||Stacks||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781616890537 (pbk. : alk. paper)
192 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, c2012.
|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.|
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