Points + Lines: Diagrams and Projects for the City Stan Allen

ISBN: 9781568981550

Published: January 1st 1999

Paperback

144 pages


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Points + Lines: Diagrams and Projects for the City  by  Stan Allen

Points + Lines: Diagrams and Projects for the City by Stan Allen
January 1st 1999 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 144 pages | ISBN: 9781568981550 | 4.16 Mb

Points + Lines: Diagrams and Projects for the City is a book of New York architect Stan Allens writings and projects that propose new architectural strategies for the contemporary city. Organized in the form of a users manual, it juxtaposesMorePoints + Lines: Diagrams and Projects for the City is a book of New York architect Stan Allens writings and projects that propose new architectural strategies for the contemporary city. Organized in the form of a users manual, it juxtaposes speculative texts outlining Allens general principles with specific projects created by his office.The books title refers to this interplay of practice and theory, evoking not only the points of activity and the paths of movement found in a contemporary city but also the points of speculation and lines of argument in theoretical discourse.Projects include the Cardiff Bay Opera House, Wales- the Korean-American Museum of Art, Los Angeles- the Museo del Prado, Madrid- and White Columns Gallery, New York.

Each project is accompanied by explanatory text as well as numerous drawings, models, photographs, and computer renderings. K. Michael Hays contributes an introductory essay- R. E. Somol writes the postscript.



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