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Writing about Architecture Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities

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ISBN-10: 1616890533

ISBN-13: 9781616890537

Edition: 2012

Authors: Alexandra Lange, Jeremy M. Lange

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Writing About Architecture: Mastering the Language of Buildings and Cities, the latest addition to the Architecture Briefs series, is a handbook on how to write effectively and critically about the contemporary city. The book offers works by some of the best architecture critics of the twentieth century-including Ada Louise Huxtable, Lewis Mumford, Herbert Muschamp, Michael Sorkin, Charles Moore, Frederick Law Olmsted, and Jane Jacobs-to explains some of the most successful methods with which to approach architectural criticism. Each chapter opens with a reprint of a historically significant essay (and organized by typology-such as the skyscraper, the museum, and parks) discussing a…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publication date: 2/29/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English