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Architecture visionaries, Richard Weston

Label
Architecture visionaries
Title
Architecture visionaries
Statement of responsibility
Richard Weston
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Featuring 75 of the world's most influential architects, this book presents the story of 20th-century architecture through the fascinating personal stories and significant works that have shaped the field.Arranged in a broadly chronological order, the book gives the reader a sense of the impact that inventive individuals have had on the development of architecture and our built environment. Key dates in the architects' careers are listed in timeline features, thereby allowing the author freedom to move beyond well-known biographies to analyze the buildings and map out the exciting visions behind them. With insightful text describing carefully selected examples, this is a dynamic and unique guide to the architects whose visions have created the buildings around us
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weston, Richard
Dewey number
728
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plans
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architects
  • Architecture
Target audience
adult
Label
Architecture visionaries, Richard Weston
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: Architecture Visionaries -- Antoni Gaudi 1852--1926 -- Frank Lloyd Wright 1867--1959 -- Charles Rennie Mackintosh 1868--1928 -- Peter Behrens 1868--1940 -- Adolf Loos 1870--1933 -- Joze Plecnik 1872--1957 -- Auguste Perret 1874--1954 -- Eileen Gray 1878--1976 -- Bruno Taut 1880--1938 -- Pierre Chareau 1883--1950 -- Walter Gropius 1883--1969 -- Sigurd Lewerentz 1885--1975 -- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe 1886--1969 -- Erich Mendelsohn 1887--1953 -- Le Corbusier 1887--1965 -- Gerrit Rietveld 1888--1964 -- Konstantin Melnikov 1890--1974 -- Pier Luigi Nervi 1891--1979 -- Richard Neutra 1892--1970 -- Hans Scharoun 1893--1972 -- Buckminster Fuller 1895--1983 -- Alvar Aalto 1898--1976 -- Hassan Fathy 1900--1989 -- Louis Kahn 1901--1974 -- Jean Prouve 1901--1984 -- Arne Jacobsen 1902--1971 -- Luis Barragan 1902--1988 -- Bruce Goff 1904--1982 -- Carlo Scarpa 1906--1978 -- Oscar Niemeyer 1907--2012 -- Charles and Ray Eames 1907--1978; 1912--1988 --
  • Contents note continued: Eero Saarinen 1910--1961 -- Felix Candela 1910--1997 -- John Lautner 1911--1994 -- Jose Antonio Coderch 1913--1984 -- Kenzo Tange 1913--2005 -- Ralph Erskine 1914--2005 -- Eladio Dieste 1917--2000 -- Aldo van Eyck 1918--1999 -- Jørn Utzon 1918--2008 -- Geoffrey Bawa 1919--2003 -- Gunter Behnisch 1922--2010 -- Alison and Peter Smithson 1928--1993; 1923--2003 -- Sverre Fehn 1924--2009 -- Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown b. 1925; b. 1931 -- James Stirling 1926--1992 -- Fumihiko Maki b. 1928 -- Frank Gehry b. 1929 -- Charles Correa b. 1930 -- Aldo Rossi 1931--1997 -- Peter Eisenman b. 1932 -- Herman Hertzberger b. 1932 -- Luigi Snozzi b. 1932 -- Richard Rogers b. 1933 -- Alvaro Siza b. 1933 -- Michael Graves b. 1934 -- Hans Hollein 1934--2014 -- Richard Meier b. 1934 -- Norman Foster b. 1935 -- Juha Leiviska b. 1936 -- Glenn Murcutt b. 1936 -- Rafael Moneo b. 1937 -- Renzo Piano b. 1937 -- Tadao Ando b. 1941 -- Toyo Ito b. 1941 --
  • Contents note continued: Peter Zumthor b. 1943 -- Rem Koolhaas b. 1944 -- Daniel Libeskind b. 1946 -- Steven Hall b. 1947 -- Zaha Hadid b. 1960 -- Herzog & de Meunon b. 1950 (both) -- Santiago Calatrava b. 1951 -- Eduardo Souto de Moura b. 1952 -- Enric Miralles 1955--2000 -- Shigeru Ban b. 1957
Control code
000055136546
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781780675725
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
(YBP)12260615
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), portraits, plans
System control number
(OCoLC)902021066
Label
Architecture visionaries, Richard Weston
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: Architecture Visionaries -- Antoni Gaudi 1852--1926 -- Frank Lloyd Wright 1867--1959 -- Charles Rennie Mackintosh 1868--1928 -- Peter Behrens 1868--1940 -- Adolf Loos 1870--1933 -- Joze Plecnik 1872--1957 -- Auguste Perret 1874--1954 -- Eileen Gray 1878--1976 -- Bruno Taut 1880--1938 -- Pierre Chareau 1883--1950 -- Walter Gropius 1883--1969 -- Sigurd Lewerentz 1885--1975 -- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe 1886--1969 -- Erich Mendelsohn 1887--1953 -- Le Corbusier 1887--1965 -- Gerrit Rietveld 1888--1964 -- Konstantin Melnikov 1890--1974 -- Pier Luigi Nervi 1891--1979 -- Richard Neutra 1892--1970 -- Hans Scharoun 1893--1972 -- Buckminster Fuller 1895--1983 -- Alvar Aalto 1898--1976 -- Hassan Fathy 1900--1989 -- Louis Kahn 1901--1974 -- Jean Prouve 1901--1984 -- Arne Jacobsen 1902--1971 -- Luis Barragan 1902--1988 -- Bruce Goff 1904--1982 -- Carlo Scarpa 1906--1978 -- Oscar Niemeyer 1907--2012 -- Charles and Ray Eames 1907--1978; 1912--1988 --
  • Contents note continued: Eero Saarinen 1910--1961 -- Felix Candela 1910--1997 -- John Lautner 1911--1994 -- Jose Antonio Coderch 1913--1984 -- Kenzo Tange 1913--2005 -- Ralph Erskine 1914--2005 -- Eladio Dieste 1917--2000 -- Aldo van Eyck 1918--1999 -- Jørn Utzon 1918--2008 -- Geoffrey Bawa 1919--2003 -- Gunter Behnisch 1922--2010 -- Alison and Peter Smithson 1928--1993; 1923--2003 -- Sverre Fehn 1924--2009 -- Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown b. 1925; b. 1931 -- James Stirling 1926--1992 -- Fumihiko Maki b. 1928 -- Frank Gehry b. 1929 -- Charles Correa b. 1930 -- Aldo Rossi 1931--1997 -- Peter Eisenman b. 1932 -- Herman Hertzberger b. 1932 -- Luigi Snozzi b. 1932 -- Richard Rogers b. 1933 -- Alvaro Siza b. 1933 -- Michael Graves b. 1934 -- Hans Hollein 1934--2014 -- Richard Meier b. 1934 -- Norman Foster b. 1935 -- Juha Leiviska b. 1936 -- Glenn Murcutt b. 1936 -- Rafael Moneo b. 1937 -- Renzo Piano b. 1937 -- Tadao Ando b. 1941 -- Toyo Ito b. 1941 --
  • Contents note continued: Peter Zumthor b. 1943 -- Rem Koolhaas b. 1944 -- Daniel Libeskind b. 1946 -- Steven Hall b. 1947 -- Zaha Hadid b. 1960 -- Herzog & de Meunon b. 1950 (both) -- Santiago Calatrava b. 1951 -- Eduardo Souto de Moura b. 1952 -- Enric Miralles 1955--2000 -- Shigeru Ban b. 1957
Control code
000055136546
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781780675725
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
(YBP)12260615
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), portraits, plans
System control number
(OCoLC)902021066

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