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Why We Build - a book by Moore, Rowan

Why We Build

Power and Desire in Architecture

Why We Build( )
Author: Moore, Rowan
ISBN:978-0-06-227759-6
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Collins Design
Book Format:Ebook
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In an era of brash, expensive, provocative new buildings, a prominent critic argues that emotions—such as hope, power, sex, and our changing relationship to the idea of home—are the most powerful force behind architecture, yesterday and (especially) today.

We are living in the most dramatic period in architectural history in more than half a century: a time when cityscapes are being redrawn on a yearly basis, architects are testing the very idea of what a building...
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Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Architecture / General

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