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Known for his bestselling books, "Architecture without Architects”, "Streets for People”, and "The Prodigious Builders”, Bernard Rudofsky (1905–1988) was also a prolific architect, theoretician, and designer. His influence in the field of design – and outside it, with his insistence that we look at the diverse forms of human habitation around the world – were enormous. Designer of several landmark exhibitions, artistic and editorial director of various architecture and design journals such as "Domus”, and prolific author, Rudofsky's life and work are chronicled in this first monograph, which includes previously unpublished material and gives a comprehensive and serious understanding of this central figure in twentieth-century design.
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ANDREA BOCCO GUARNERI has been scientifically researching on Rudofsky over ten years. He has a degree in Architecture and is a licensed Architect in Italy. Currently he holds a lot of scientific engagements and works at the Politecnico di Torino.
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Book Description Springer-Verlag, New York, NY, 2003. Hardcover. Very Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: a superficial bump at the bottom edge of the front panel; very mild rubbing to the heavy plastic cover that this been affixed to the exterior of the book and pasted down with flaps to the front and rear pastedown endpapers; else flawelss the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only a couple of unobtrusive flaws. Bright and Clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Folio (12.85 x 9.35 x 1 inches). 320 pages. Profusely illustrated with photographs and designs in black-white. 28-page sectionn of color plates. Translated by David S. Tabbat. Language: English. Weight: 4 pounds, 3.4 ounces. First Edition (2003), unstated. No indication of subsequent printings. Hardback: Pictorial Laminate Boards. First Edition (2003), unstated. No indication of subsequent printings. Seller Inventory # 50939