Henderson, Justin Museum Architecture

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Museum Architecture

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Presented within the pages of Museum Architecture is an astonishing array of buildings designed by architects of world renown. Many of these museums have already evolved into cultural symbols of the cities and regions where they are located, and represent major worked in the careers of their designers. Outstanding architectural talent, combined with financial largesse, both public and private, has resulted in a new wave of museums all over the world.

Through compelling photography, this beautiful volume examines the relationship of a museum to its site, context, and collections. It represents the museum structure as a dramatic backdrop for the art in contains, and looks at how the building itself is recognized as art within its own context.

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Outstanding architectural talent, combined with financial largesse, both public and private, has resulted in a new wave of museums all over the world. Through compelling photography, this beautiful volume examines the relationship of a museum to its site, context and collections. It presents the museum structure as a dramatic backdrop for the art it contains, and looks at how the building itself is recognized as art.

About the Author:

Justin Henderson is a Seattle-based freelance writer specializing in architecture, interior design, and travel articles. Born and raised in southern California, he spent thirteen years in New York City before moving to the northwestern United States in the early 1990s. He and his wife, photographer Donna Day, now divide their time between Seattle and sunnier points south. He served as a senior and contributing editor to Interiors Magazine from 1985 to 1995, and also has contributed articles to numerous design and general interest publications including Metropolitan Home, The New York Times Magazine, The Village Voice, The LA Weekly, Architecture, Interior Design, Seattle Magazine, and Metropolis. He is also the coauthor of Fodor's Guide to Costa Rica, and worked extensively on Corbis Corporation's CD-ROMs about Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Leonardo da Vinci, both released in 1996.

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