The Architecture of Rasem Badran
Narratives on People and Place
By (author) James Steele
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Architecture of Rasem Badran by James Steele
Book DescriptionA monograph on the award-winning Jordanian architect Rasem Badran (b. 1945), and a celebration of his works. The introduction explains the author's first encounter with Badran's work and provides a brief outline of the architect's unique approach to architecture. The main book is divided into seven chapters, tracing Badran's training in Palestine and Germany and his subsequent return to the Middle East. His concepts and works are discussed and generously illustrated with photographs and original drawings by the architect. An illustrated chronological list of his works is included in the endmatter.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780500342060
(267mm x 240mm x 31mm)
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - James Steele
James Steele is Professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Among his previous books are An Architecture for the People and The Complete Architecture of Balkrishna Doshi, both published by Thames & Hudson.
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