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  Envisioning architecture : drawings from The Museum of Modern Art

Museum of Modern Art
Other(s) author(s) : McQuaid, Matilda, [egile] ; Riley, Terence, [hitzaurregile]Language : EnglishNew York : The Museum of Modern Art, 2002256 orrialde (batzuk tolestuak) : koloretako irudiak ; 26 cm(Ikus) Testua: bitartekorik gabeISBN : 0-87070-011-1 ; 0-8109-6221-7.Envisioning architecture : drawings from The Museum of Modern Art | Drawing -- Technique -- Exhibitions
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The first in a series of books showcasing works from The Museum of Modern Art's superlative architecture and design collection, "Envisioning Architecture" features a wide variety of drawings by great architects of the modern period, from early masters such as Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe to contemporary practitioners including Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, and Rem Koolhaas. Some of the drawings here are detailed plans made entirely for practical purposes, others are impressionistic sketches, still others show architects experimenting with the forms of buildings and cities or devising the most persuasive presentation for an idea. The book's 144 color plates not only reveal the range of aesthetic viewpoints in architecture since the late nineteenth century but together trace the development of the field. [...]

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