An Architecture of Invitation: Colin St. John Wilson is a distinctive study of the life and architectural career of one of the most significant makers, theorists and teachers of architecture to have emerged in England in the second half of the twentieth century. Exceptionally in an architectural study, this book interweaves biography, critical analysis of the projects, and theory, in its aims of explicating the richness of Wilson's body of work, thought and teaching. Drawing on the specialisms of its authors, it also examines the creative and psychological impulses that have informed the making of this work - an oeuvre whose experiential depth is recognized by both users and critics.
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Stephen Kite is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
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Book Description Ashgate Pub Ltd, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. illustrated edition. 341 pages. 9.75x7.75x1.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0754637832