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  • Hardcover
  • 192
  • Unpacking My Library
  • Jo Steffens
  • English
  • 24 April 2019
  • 9780300158939

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Unpacking My Library Read & download Ü 102 Jo Steffens ✓ 2 Characters Download Þ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Jo Steffens Hes that make a bookshelf one's own provide an evocative glimpse of their owner's personal life Each architect also presents a reading list of top ten influential titles from architectural history to theory to fiction and nonfiction that serves as a personal philosophy of literature and history and advice on what every young architect scholar and lover of architecture should read An inspiring cross section of notable libraries this beautiful book celebrates the arts of reading and collecting  Unpacking My Library Architects and Their Books features. This book started with an introduction that was just dripping with pretension The interviews with the individual artchitects weren t much better The real meat of this book was the pictures of the architects bookshelves There s almost a veuyeristic uality to looking at someone else s bookshelves You can probably learn about them by looking at what they ve read than any other material possession you can look at I did end up with a solid list of books that I ll have to at least check out from books on the bookshelves as well as the various architects top ten listsAlso from a technical aspect I think they could ve done a better job of taking the photos If they would ve used a wide angle lens and photoshopping out the distortion they could ve taken a full shelf without having to take several photos and photoshopping them together which led to books looking like they were sitting wide open on the shelf I mean you re focusing on architects so you have to do these things well The presentation is important Also a little spotlight on the shelves which would ve reuired a little better designed shelves

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Unpacking My Library Read & download Ü 102 Jo Steffens ✓ 2 Characters Download Þ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Jo Steffens What does a library say about the mind of its owner How do books map the intellectual interests curiosities tastes and personalities of their readers What does the collecting of books have in common with the practice of architecture Unpacking My Library provides an intimate look at the personal libraries of twelve of the world’s leading architects alongside conversations about the significance of books to their careers and livesPhotographs of bookshelves displaying well loved and rare volumes eclectic organizational schemes and the individual touc. Great interviews Would have appreciated a longer book with a diverse group of interviewees

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Unpacking My Library Read & download Ü 102 Jo Steffens ✓ 2 Characters Download Þ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ Jo Steffens The libraries ofStan AllenHenry CobbLiz Diller Ric ScofidioPeter EisenmanMichael GravesSteven HollToshiko MoriMichael SorkinBernard TschumiTodd Williams Billie TsienPeter Eisenman's Recommended TitlesRobert Musil The Man Without ualitiesLe Corbusier Vers une ArchitectureThomas Pynchon Gravity's RainbowRobert Venturi Complexity and Contradiction in ArchitectureRem Koolhaas Delirious New YorkJacues Derrida Of GrammatologyAndrea Palladio The Four Books on ArchitectureWalter Benjamin IlluminationsJames Joyce Finnegans WakeWilliam Faulkner Light in Augus. I m always happy to read about collectors and their collections The interviewer asked the architects uestions that reflected deep knowledge of their respective oeuvres Of the twelve architects interviewed only one Michael Sorkin exhibited a keen interest in utopianism and ecology This is disappointing but not surprising in the artform most beholden to elite interestsOne formatting problem a lot of the pictures of the architects shelves are blurry so it gives you a headache to look at them And what s the point of page 104 a picture of two shelves of boxes with labels we can t make out Aren t expensive art books not supposed to have these problems Urban Center Books the host of the original exhibit has since closed and both the stable url provided in the book and that on Yale University Press s website lead to Japanese language sites Go digital humanities Undaunted exhibited a keen interest in utopianism and Shaman Healer Sage How to Heal Yourself and Others with the Energy Medicine of the Americas ecology This is disappointing but not surprising in the artform most beholden to Yeryüzüne Dayanabilmek İçin elite interestsOne formatting problem a lot of the pictures of the architects shelves are blurry so it gives you a headache to look at them And what s the point of page 104 a picture of two shelves of boxes with labels we can t make out Aren t Pocket Eyewitness Inventions expensive art books not supposed to have these problems Urban Center Books the host of the original The Veracruz Blues exhibit has since closed and both the stable url provided in the book and that on Yale University Press s website lead to Japanese language sites Go digital humanities