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Hawaiian Modern The Architecture of Vladimir Ossipoff

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ISBN-10: 0300214162

ISBN-13: 9780300214161

Edition: 2015

Authors: Dean Sakamoto, Karla Britton, Kenneth Frampton, Marc Treib

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Vladimir Ossipoff (1907-1998), known as the "master of Hawaiian architecture," was at the forefront of the postwar phenomenon known as tropical modernism. Although he practiced at a time of rapid growth and social change in Hawaii, Ossipoff criticized large-scale development and advocated environmentally sensitive designs, developing a distinctive form of architecture appropriate to the lush topography, microclimates, and vernacular traditions of the Hawaiian islands. This stunning book, now available for the first time in paperback, surveys Ossipoff's buildings, which demonstrate a striking interplay of indoor and outdoor space, as well as a vibrant and glamorous architectural style that…    
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 3/31/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 0.94" wide x 1.08" long x 0.10" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

Kenneth Frampton is the Ware Professor of Architecture at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University.