The Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate for 2002, Australian architect Glenn Murcutt has created an oeuvre that is remarkable consistent, unusual in character, and yet curiously familiar. His buildings, principally residential, are a harmonious blend of modernist sensibility, local craftsmanship, indigenous structures, and respect for nature. Murcutt established his one-man studio in Sydney in 1969 and even today - with few exceptions - he practises alone. This monograph spans his entire career. The first section examines his early training and architectural influences, while the second goes on to identify recurring themes in his work. The final section focuses on the buildings themselves, and, for this revised edition, all 13 of his most recent projects have been included. They range from Murcutt's courtyard houses in Sydney to freestanding residences set in Australia's barren and isolated landscapes. At a time when climatic considerations and the lessons of the vernacular play an increasing role in architecture around the world, this monograph reveals an architect whose work is a prime example of these ideals,
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Descrizione libro Thames & Hudson. Condizione libro: very good. 2003. Rev Sub edition. hardcover. Cover: bumped corner(s). Dustcover: good-- slightly edgeworn. ISBN:0500341931. sku244744: Codice libro della libreria 244744
Descrizione libro Thames & Hudson. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. 0500341931 Good in a Good++ dust jacket; Hardcover; Withdrawn library copy with the standard library markings; Dust jacket is clean and glossy with no tears, and has not been price-clipped (Now fitted with a new, Brodart jacket protector); Light wear to the boards; Library stamps to endpapers; Text pages clean & unmarked; Good binding; This book will be stored and delivered in a sturdy cardboard box with foam padding; Large Format (Quatro, 10.75" - 11.75" tall); Architectural photo to the dust jacket with title in green lettering; 2nd Edition; 2003, Thames & Hudson Publishing; 256 pages; "Glenn Murcutt: Buildings and Projects 1962-2003," by Franoise Fromonot & Francoise Fromonot. Codice libro della libreria SKU-U18AE03008276
Descrizione libro Thames & Hudson, U.S.A., 2003. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good. 2nd Edition. Dust Jacket in VG condition, minor wear on corners and edges. Boards in VG condition, small bit of soiling on front, bit of faint scuffing on rear board. Boards bow out slightly. Binding is tight. Pages are unmarked. **Due to book's size & weight additional charges for international and priority shipping will apply.**. Codice libro della libreria 037729
Descrizione libro Thames & Hudson, 2003. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Used: Good. Codice libro della libreria SONG0500341931