Item Number: 110083
Title: The Architecture of JAMES STIRLING and His Partners James Gowan and Michael Wilford : A Study of Architectural Creativity in the Twentieth Century
Author: Baker, Geoffrey Howard
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Description: Aldershot: Ashgate, 2011. 24cm., hardcover, 489pp. illus. Contents: Preface; Prologue and introduction; Part I Education: James Stirling's formative years; Stirling's assessment of modernity. Part II James Stirling and James Gowan: Laying the foundations for a fresh approach to design: research and development in architectural practice; Variations on the square as an archetype; A heroic architecture of planes and light: early modernism's functional paradigm reinvented. Part III James Stirling: Cambridge analysis; Florey analysis; The 60s: a new architectural language; An architecture of context and association. Part IV James Stirling and Michael Wilford: From greenfield to the city. Part V An Overview of Stirling's Approach to Design: Function, form and meaning; Stuttgart analysis; James Stirling and classical architecture; James Stirling: interests and influences; Circular forms in Stirling's late work; Interview with Michael Wilford, October 1998; Braun AG analysis; Conclusion – James Stirling: last of the masters; Index.
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