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Designed by the internationally renowned Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron, winners of the 2001 Pritzker Prize, the new de Young Museum in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park is an architectural tour de force. Lavishly illustrated with photographs, plans, drawings and models, this book traces the architects' creative process, documenting a complex five-year project that has resulted in an outstanding contribution to contemporary museum architecture.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780500342152
ISBN-10: 0500342156
Format: Hardback
(280mm x 255mm x 23mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Diana Ketcham

Diana Ketcham is a renowned architecture critic. She has written numerous articles for such journals as The New York Times and New York magazine, and has is the author of two books. Michael Corbett is principal in the San Francisco consulting architecture firm Town Planners and author of A Better Place to Live. Mitchell Schwarzer is associate professor at California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco.