A Second Renaissance
By (author) Peter G. Rowe
Building Barcelona by Peter G. Rowe
Book DescriptionInternationally renowned architect and critic, Peter G. Rowe, presents a global and synthetic view of Barcelona's transformation from its inception to the present. An outstanding study of the city, Rowe succeeds in contextualizing the astonishing evolution of the city of Barcelona, which has become an international point of reference in terms of architecture and urban development. To be consumed in one sitting, "Building Barcelona" describes the major international events and historical milestones that have molded the city into its present day form.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9788496540286
(240mm x 170mm x 24mm)
Imprint: ActarD Inc
Publisher: ActarD Inc
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: Spain
Books By Author Peter G. Rowe
Moshe Safdie I, Hardback (July 2007)
Features the projects of an architect including his seminal Habitat project for the Canadian Expo '67, the National Gallery of Canada, Hebrew Union College and the restoration of the Jewish Quarter in Jerusalem; the Skirball Museum and Cultural Center in Los Angeles; and housing in the USA and Southeast Asia.
East Asia Modern, Paperback (June 2005)
East Asia today is a hotbed of urban expansion. This comparative study of urban expansion in the region, examines the processes by which new city building has taken place in recent years. It also refutes many of the common misconceptions about life in modern East Asia, and provides a critical assessment of the cities of the region.
Shanghai, Hardback (September 2004)
This title provides an architectural view of Shanghai.
Architectural Encounters with Essence and Form in Modern China, Paperback (April 2004)» View all books by Peter G. Rowe
A study of traditional and modernist attitudes toward architecture in China from the 1840s to the present.
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Author Biography - Peter G. Rowe
Peter G. Rowe is the Raymond Garbe Professor of Architecture and Urban Design and University Distinguished Service Professor at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, where he has taught since 1985. Between 1992 and 2004 he served as Dean of the Faculty of Design, following appointments as Chairman of the Department of Urban Planning and Design (1988-1992) and Director of the Urban Design Programs (1985-1990).
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