Experiencing Architecture, Second Edition

ISBN-10: 0262680025
ISBN-13: 9780262680028
Authors: Steen Eiler Rasmussen
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Profusely illustrated with fine instances of architectural experimentation through the centuries, Experiencing Architecturemanages to convey the intellectual excitement of superb design. From teacups, riding boots, golf balls, and underwater sculpture to the villas of Palladio and the fish-feeding pavilion of the Peking Winter Palace, the author ranges over the less-familiar byways of designing excellence. At one time, writes Rasmussen, "the entire community tool part in forming the dwellings and implements they used. The individual was in fruitful contact with these things; the anonymous houses were built with a natural feeling for place, materials and use and the result was a remarkably…    
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Binding: Paperback Publisher: MIT Press Number of pages: 256 Dimensions: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall Weight: 0.682 lbs. Language: English