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Writing about Architecture: Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities.
Lange, Alexandra.
Writing about Architecture: Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities.
Extraordinary architecture addresses so much more than mere practical considerations. It inspires and provokes while creating a seamless experience of the physical world for its users. It is the rare writer that can frame the discussion of a building in a way that allows the reader to see it with new eyes. Writing About Architecture is a handbook on writing effectively and critically about buildings and cities. Each chapter opens with a reprint of a significant essay written by a renowned architecture critic, followed by a close reading and discussion of the writer's strategies. Lange offers her own analysis using contemporary examples as well as a checklist of questions at the end of each chapter to help guide the writer. Architects covered in Writing about Architecture include Marcel Breuer, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Field Operations, Norman Foster, Frank Gehry, Frederick Law Olmsted, SOM, Louis Sullivan, and Frank Lloyd Wright.

Category: Architecture, History & Theory
Binding: Pap.
Pages: 192 pp
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press.
Year: 2012.
Publication Place: New York,
ISBN: 9781616890537
Book Id: 91571

Price: $24.95

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