Paradox of Contemporary Architecture by Sir Peter Cook
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Paradox of Contemporary Architecture
By Sir Peter Cook

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Paradox of Contemporary Architecture by Sir Peter Cook

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This second volume in the "...of Contemporary Architecture" series summarises lectures by a stunning selection of architects, including a variety of famous names as well as new faces, in which they present their architecture and the theories underlying it. This unique reference reflects the series of lectures presented annually at the Bartlett School of Architecture by influential leading-edge architects. Includes contributions by Bernard Tschumi, Enric Miralles, Frank Gehry, LOT/EK, Claude Parent, Ken Yeang, Craig Dykers, Zaha Hadid, and others Illustrated with photographs and diagrams, many in colour

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471496854
ISBN-10: 0471496855
Format: Paperback
(275mm x 217mm x 11mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Wiley-Academy
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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