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JOHN PAWSON. Works.

Sudjic, Deyan.

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ISBN 10: 0714839094 / ISBN 13: 9780714839097
Published by Phaidon Press Limited:, 2000
Condition: Fine- Hardcover
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237 pages, illustrated in color and b&w. "Few contemporary architects have had such an impact as John Pawson. The influence of his fresh, clear-sighted work has found its way to the shopping street and the living room. Deyan Sudjic examines Pawson's working methods and philosophy, and his relationships with clients ranging from Calvin Klein to Martha Stewart, and from Cathay Pacific to the Young Vic theatre." FINE- HARDCOVER, FINE- DUST JACKET, signed by John Pawson. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 015981

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Title: JOHN PAWSON. Works.

Publisher: Phaidon Press Limited:

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine-

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine-

Signed: Signed by John Pawson.

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John Pawson is the foremost proponent of minimalism in architecture and design. Already known to designers for his austere yet luxurious interiors, he has attained public acclaim for his high-profile retail projects such as the Clavin Klein flagship store in New York, his celebrity clients like Martha Stewart as his book "Minimum". This book features ten of Pawson's projects, each one treated as a case study of the design process as experienced by architect, client and critic. The author seeks to make the emotional and artistic content of John Pawson's work explicit through a close examination of a range of different projects. Sudjic's text, aided by specially-commissioned pictures, traces the design process, the architect's working methods and his philosophical approach. Sudjic considers the interaction between architect and client, the way in which design is influenced by the processes of construction and making, and explores the nature and significance of the finished scheme. This book is a record of John Pawson's developing approach to design and his unique position at the meeting point of art and design, and, through that, it offers much wider insights into culture, society and architecture.

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Deyan Sudjic was formerly editor of Blueprint and Domus magazines, and Director of 'Glasgow 1999: UK City of Architecture and Design' and the Venice Architectural Biennale 2002. Architecture critic of The Observer, he has written many books, including John Pawson Themes and Projects, The 100 Mile City (1992), Blade of light: the Story of London's Millennium Bridge (2002) and Ron Arad published by Phaidon.

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