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New Glass Architecture

New Glass Architecture

New Glass Architecture


Richards, Brent

Cl. New Haven, 2006

Book ID: 70797

Starts with the stained glass windows of Chartres Cathedral to the Crystal Palace of 1851, and early constructions by John Soane, Bruno Taut, Le Corbusier, and Mies van der Rohe. Also features twenty-five case studies of recent glass constructions from around the world by such leading architects as Foster and Partners, Frank Gehry, Herzog & de Meuron, Steven Holl, Toyo Ito & Associates, Jean Nouvel, Raphael Vinoly, and Peter Zumthor.

240 pp., 175 color, 75 B&W illus.