Richard Meier: Architect: Volume 6

By: Frampton, Kenneth (Intro); Vignelli, Massimo (Book Design)

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The sixth volume in Rizzoli's best-selling series of monographs on the work of Richard Meier, one of America's most important and acclaimed architects. "Richard Meier Architect: Volume 6" comprehensively documents the architect's work since 2009. This extensively illustrated presentation, designed by renowned graphic artist Massimo Vignelli, vividly conveys the purity and power of Meier's unique and celebrated vision. Thirty residential, commercial, and civic projects are featured, including new residential complexes in Italy, Japan, Israel, and Turkey; private homes in the United States, Switzerland, Italy, and Luxembourg; a public plaza in Germany; a U.S. courthouse and a clubhouse in China; and other projects in Mexico, Canada, Brazil, India, South Korea, and France.
The development and significance of Meier's work is discussed in an essay by the distinguished architectural historian Kenneth Frampton. The architect himself contributes a preface that provides a fascinating glimpse into his thought processes and working methods. A biographical chronology and selected bibliography complete this lavish monograph on a modern American master.

Title: Richard Meier: Architect: Volume 6

Author: Frampton, Kenneth (Intro); Vignelli, Massimo (Book Design)

Categories: Architecture,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: N Y, Rizzoli: 2013

ISBN Number: 0847842304

ISBN Number 13: 9780847842308

Binding: Oversize Hardback

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Architecture

Size: XL

Seller ID: 142507

Description: A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 468 pages. 10 1/8"w x 10 1/8"h. Small tears and edge wear to dust jacket. Full blue cloth boards. Over 500 illustrations, many in color. This is Volume 6 of Rizzoli's series of monographs on Richard Meier.