Architect (New edition)
The Pritzker Prize Laureates in Their Own Words
By Ruth Peltason and Grace Ong Yan
In this completely revised and up-to-date edition, the world's most accomplished architects-Gehry, Pei, Meier, Nouvel, Piano, and 37 more-express their views on creativity, inspiration, and legacy in this visually stunning, one-of-a-kind collection.
The Pritzker Prize is the most prestigious international prize for architecture. Architect includes all 42 recipients of the Pritzker Prize, and captures in pictures and their own words their awe-inspiring achievements. Organized in reverse chronological order by laureate each chapter features four to six of the architect's major works, including museums, libraries, hotels, places of worship, and more. The text, culled from notebooks, interviews, articles, and speeches illuminates the architects' influences and inspirations, personal philosophy, and aspirations for his own work and the future of architecture. The book includes More than 1000 stunning photographs, blueprints, sketches, and CAD drawings.
Architect offers an unprecedented view into the minds of some of the most creative thinkers, dreamers, and builders of the last three decades and reveals that buildings are political, emotional, and spiritual.
Grace Ong-Yan is an architect and an architectural historian. She received her Masters degree from Yale University and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Pennsylvania.
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- Publication date:
30 Nov 2017
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Black Dog & Leventhal