Blueprints of the Modern Imagination
By (author) Neil Spiller
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Visionary Architecture by Neil Spiller
Book DescriptionArchitects have been drawing for centuries on their creative abilities to produce astonishing works of imagination, but the greatest period of experimentation has been from the Second World War to the present. This book, the first survey of the breathtakingly visionary and experimental architecture of this period, illustrates and analyses the early, radical work of many of today's most important architects as well as seminal work of earlier practitioners.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780500342268
(254mm x 228mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Educating Architects, Hardback (October 2014)
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Digital Architecture Now, Hardback (September 2008)» View all books by Neil Spiller
Presenting some of the hottest architectural visionaries from around the world, this book celebrates the conceptual architects who are pushing digital design and software to their limits.
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Author Biography - Neil Spiller
Neil Spiller is Professor of Architecture and Digital Theory and Vice Dean of the Bartlett School of Architecture in London and Director of the Advanced Virtual and Technological Architecture Research Group (AVATAR). He is the author of Digital Dreams: Architecture and the New Alchemic Technologies and Cyberreader: Critical Writings for the Digital Era.
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