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Pelli: Life in Architecture

Pelli: Life in Architecture

This new monograph celebrates the creative accomplishments of one of the world's most influential architects, Cesar Pelli. Limited edition of 100 copies, each signed by Cesar Pelli.

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ISBN 9781864707878
Barcode 9781864707878
Published 28 November 2018 by Images Publishing Group Pty Lt
Format Hardback, Special edition
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Author(s) By Crosbie, Michael J.
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ISBN-13 9781864707878
ISBN-10 1864707879
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Images Publishing Group Pty Lt
Imprint Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd
Publication Date 28 November 2018
International Release Date 1 October 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Hardback, Special edition
Edition Special edition
Author(s) By Crosbie, Michael J.
Category Individual Architects
Number of Pages 754
Dimensions Width: 311mm
Height: 391mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
NBS Text Architecture
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 720.92
Catalogue Code 974266

Description of this Book

- Showcasing one of the world's leading architects, Cesar Pelli, this book is beautifully packaged and designed, and richly illustrated with insightful commentary from Michael J. Crosbie, Ph.D., FAIA, and several other key industry heavyweights in the field, such as Berto Gonz lez Montaner, Managing Editor of ARQ, architect John J. Casbarian, and architectural critic, John Pastier - This book harnesses the extraordinary thinking and cultural philosophies behind Cesar Pelli's creative work - through his firm Pelli Cesar Pelli Architects - and how he generates results in award-winning, sophisticated and compelling design - Projects featured include retail and mixed-use projects, libraries and museums, academic buildings, research centers, residences and master plans - This book is a highly inspirational reference title for those in the architecture, urban planning and design industries - Limited edition of 100 copies, each signed by Cesar Pelli This new monograph celebrates the creative accomplishments of one of the world's most influential architects, Cesar Pelli. The book surveys this extraordinary body of work in terms of the AIA's Gold Medalist's design, architecture, and planning, tracing Pelli's motivation as a leading designer and teacher, and the evolution of his work over the span of half a century. More than 50 projects from around the globe - museums, theaters, offices, laboratories, airports, cultural centers, civic works, master plans - are presented in rich full color with insights from Pelli that delve into the design and construction of these landmarks from a practice that has thrived for nearly 40 years.

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Author's Bio

Cesar Pelli, FAIA, founded the firm in 1977, the year he became dean of the Yale University School of Architecture. He has designed buildings around the globe, and his work has won numerous awards internationally. In 1995, the American Institute of Architects bestowed upon Pelli the AIA Gold Medal the Institute's highest honour. Pelli has written extensively on architectural issues, authoring the book Observations for Young Architects in 1999, and has lectured at architecture schools, professional and public gatherings, and at symposia around the world. Michael J. Crosbie, FAIA (Editor) is Professor of Architecture at the University of Hartford and editor-in-chief of Faith & Form: The Interfaith Journal on Religion, Art, and Architecture. Dr. Crosbie is the author of or contributor to more than forty books on architecture, design, and practice and has written hundreds of articles published internationally. He lectures on architecture throughout the United States and abroad. A registered architect, Dr. Crosbie was the Walton Visiting Critic at The Catholic University of America School of Architecture and Planning in 2015. Contributing authors: John Pastier, John J. Casbarian, FAIA, Berto Gonzalez Montaner, Fred W. Clarke, FAIA.

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