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Author Macrae-Gibson, Gavin.

Title The secret life of buildings : an American mythology for modern architecture / Gavin Macrae-Gibson
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [1985]


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Description xvii, 215 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents The representation of perception: Gehry House, Frank O. Gehry and Associates -- The anxiety of the second fall: House El Even Odd, Peter Eisenman -- The sensibility of silence: Four Leaf Towers, Cesar Pelli and Associates -- The nature of the new sublime: Portland Public Service Building, Michael Graves -- Scenography and the picturesque: Bozzi House, Robert A.M. Stern -- The continuity of the classical: Manchester Superior Court Buiding, Allan Greenberg -- The ironies of the difficult whole: Gordon Wu Hall, Venturi, Rauch and Scott Brown
Analysis United States Architecture, ca 1980
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [192]-199
Subject Architecture -- United States -- Philosophy.
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- Philosophy.
LC no. 84028889
ISBN 0262132036