Re-Reading Perspecta: The First Fifty Years of the Yale Architectural Journal (MIT Press)

4 avg rating
( 1 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780262195065: Re-Reading Perspecta: The First Fifty Years of the Yale Architectural Journal (MIT Press)

Perspecta, the oldest and most respected student-edited architectural journal in the United States, marks its fiftieth anniversary with this selection of influential and provocative pieces published in its pages from the 1950s through the 1990s. The essays and portfolios in Re-Reading Perspecta trace the development of architectural culture and discourse over the past fifty years and bear witness to the influential role played by Perspecta in a time of crucial debate about the function and future of architecture.This monumental collection (with over 700 pages and 900 images) presents the most engaging and stimulating essays published in Perspecta, written by such well-known historians, theorists, and architects as Vincent Scully, Colin Rowe, Roland Barthes, Karsten Harries, K. Michael Hays, Allan Greenberg, Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, John Hejduk, Francesco Dal Co, Bernard Tschumi, and Mark Wigley. Re-Reading Perspecta also assembles the best examples of the richly-illustrated portfolios of projects published over the years, including work by Paul Rudolph, Louis Kahn, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles Moore, Philip Johnson, Peter Eisenman, John Hejduk, Steven Holl, Thomas Leeser, Hani Rashid, and others.The editors introduce each section with essays that offer historical context and critical commentary. Re-Reading Perspecta also includes essays by Kenneth Frampton, K. Michael Hays, Joan Ockman, and Sandy Isenstadt on the history of Perspecta and its role in architectural discourse. This selection of the best of Perspecta covers a broad and lively spectrum of American architectural design, history, theory, and criticism.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Alan Plattus, former Associate Dean and Professor at the Yale School of Architecture, is Director and Cofounder of the Yale Urban Design Workshop.



Robert A. M. Stern is Dean and J. M. Hoppin Professor of Architecture at the Yale School of Architecture. He was editor of Perspecta 9/10 in 1965.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Published by MIT Press
ISBN 10: 0262195062 ISBN 13: 9780262195065
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description MIT Press. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0262195062

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 48.49
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Stern, Robert A. M.
ISBN 10: 0262195062 ISBN 13: 9780262195065
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2005. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # TM-9780262195065

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 48.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Stern, Robert A. M.
Published by MIT Press (2005)
ISBN 10: 0262195062 ISBN 13: 9780262195065
New Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description MIT Press, 2005. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # WM-9780262195065

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 54.44
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 12.15
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Published by The MIT Press (2005)
ISBN 10: 0262195062 ISBN 13: 9780262195065
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description The MIT Press, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110262195062

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 73.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Published by MIT Press Ltd, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 0262195062 ISBN 13: 9780262195065
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description MIT Press Ltd, United States, 2005. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Perspecta, the oldest and most respected student-edited architectural journal in the United States, marks its fiftieth anniversary with this selection of influential and provocative pieces published in its pages from the 1950s through the 1990s. The essays and portfolios in Re-Reading Perspecta trace the development of architectural culture and discourse over the past fifty years and bear witness to the influential role played by Perspecta in a time of crucial debate about the function and future of architecture.This monumental collection (with over 700 pages and 900 images) presents the most engaging and stimulating essays published in Perspecta, written by such well-known historians, theorists, and architects as Vincent Scully, Colin Rowe, Roland Barthes, Karsten Harries, K. Michael Hays, Allan Greenberg, Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, John Hejduk, Francesco Dal Co, Bernard Tschumi, and Mark Wigley. Re-Reading Perspecta also assembles the best examples of the richly-illustrated portfolios of projects published over the years, including work by Paul Rudolph, Louis Kahn, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles Moore, Philip Johnson, Peter Eisenman, John Hejduk, Steven Holl, Thomas Leeser, Hani Rashid, and others.The editors introduce each section with essays that offer historical context and critical commentary. Re-Reading Perspecta also includes essays by Kenneth Frampton, K. Michael Hays, Joan Ockman, and Sandy Isenstadt on the history of Perspecta and its role in architectural discourse. This selection of the best of Perspecta covers a broad and lively spectrum of American architectural design, history, theory, and criticism. Bookseller Inventory # BTE9780262195065

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 76.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Published by MIT Press Ltd, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 0262195062 ISBN 13: 9780262195065
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description MIT Press Ltd, United States, 2005. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Perspecta, the oldest and most respected student-edited architectural journal in the United States, marks its fiftieth anniversary with this selection of influential and provocative pieces published in its pages from the 1950s through the 1990s. The essays and portfolios in Re-Reading Perspecta trace the development of architectural culture and discourse over the past fifty years and bear witness to the influential role played by Perspecta in a time of crucial debate about the function and future of architecture.This monumental collection (with over 700 pages and 900 images) presents the most engaging and stimulating essays published in Perspecta, written by such well-known historians, theorists, and architects as Vincent Scully, Colin Rowe, Roland Barthes, Karsten Harries, K. Michael Hays, Allan Greenberg, Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, John Hejduk, Francesco Dal Co, Bernard Tschumi, and Mark Wigley. Re-Reading Perspecta also assembles the best examples of the richly-illustrated portfolios of projects published over the years, including work by Paul Rudolph, Louis Kahn, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles Moore, Philip Johnson, Peter Eisenman, John Hejduk, Steven Holl, Thomas Leeser, Hani Rashid, and others.The editors introduce each section with essays that offer historical context and critical commentary. Re-Reading Perspecta also includes essays by Kenneth Frampton, K. Michael Hays, Joan Ockman, and Sandy Isenstadt on the history of Perspecta and its role in architectural discourse. This selection of the best of Perspecta covers a broad and lively spectrum of American architectural design, history, theory, and criticism. Bookseller Inventory # AAH9780262195065

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 80.23
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Published by The MIT Press (2005)
ISBN 10: 0262195062 ISBN 13: 9780262195065
New Hardcover First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description The MIT Press, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0262195062

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 80.53
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Robert Am Stern, Peggy Deamer, Alan Plattus
Published by MIT 2005-03-24, Cambridge, Mass. |London (2005)
ISBN 10: 0262195062 ISBN 13: 9780262195065
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description MIT 2005-03-24, Cambridge, Mass. |London, 2005. hardback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780262195065

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 78.42
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.10
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Robert A. M. Stern (Editor), Peggy Deamer (Editor), Alan Plattus (Editor)
Published by The MIT Press (2005)
ISBN 10: 0262195062 ISBN 13: 9780262195065
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description The MIT Press, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0262195062

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 80.04
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Published by MIT Press Ltd, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 0262195062 ISBN 13: 9780262195065
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description MIT Press Ltd, United States, 2005. Hardback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Perspecta, the oldest and most respected student-edited architectural journal in the United States, marks its fiftieth anniversary with this selection of influential and provocative pieces published in its pages from the 1950s through the 1990s. The essays and portfolios in Re-Reading Perspecta trace the development of architectural culture and discourse over the past fifty years and bear witness to the influential role played by Perspecta in a time of crucial debate about the function and future of architecture.This monumental collection (with over 700 pages and 900 images) presents the most engaging and stimulating essays published in Perspecta, written by such well-known historians, theorists, and architects as Vincent Scully, Colin Rowe, Roland Barthes, Karsten Harries, K. Michael Hays, Allan Greenberg, Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, John Hejduk, Francesco Dal Co, Bernard Tschumi, and Mark Wigley. Re-Reading Perspecta also assembles the best examples of the richly-illustrated portfolios of projects published over the years, including work by Paul Rudolph, Louis Kahn, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles Moore, Philip Johnson, Peter Eisenman, John Hejduk, Steven Holl, Thomas Leeser, Hani Rashid, and others.The editors introduce each section with essays that offer historical context and critical commentary. Re-Reading Perspecta also includes essays by Kenneth Frampton, K. Michael Hays, Joan Ockman, and Sandy Isenstadt on the history of Perspecta and its role in architectural discourse. This selection of the best of Perspecta covers a broad and lively spectrum of American architectural design, history, theory, and criticism. Bookseller Inventory # AAH9780262195065

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 94.36
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book