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Philip Johnson / John Burgee Architecture 1979-1985

Johnson, Philip and John Burgee

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ISBN 10: 0847806588 / ISBN 13: 9780847806584
Published by Rizzoli, New York, 1985
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First edition, first printing. A fine clean tight copy in nearly fine dust jacket with just a touch of sunning to spine. Signed by both Philip Johnson and John Burgee on the front free-endpage and scarce thus. Bookseller Inventory # 000774

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Title: Philip Johnson / John Burgee Architecture ...

Publisher: Rizzoli, New York

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed

Edition: First Edition

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In more than two hundred illustrations, this book captures the famed architects' innovative work over the last six years, including the Cleveland Playhouse, and the AT&T building in New York City, as well as buildings currently in production

From Publishers Weekly:

The Johnson/Burgee partnership has become almost synonymous with the stylish high-rise office building, yet this showcase album offers much diversity despite the fact that most of their projects since 1979 have been office towers. The glistening, diamond-shaped Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, Calif., commissioned by TV evangelist Robert Schuller, lifts worshipers' spirits. A curved, majestic facade of the Marshall Field department store in Houston catches motorists' attention. Dade County Cultural Center has a brick-colored Mediterranean plaza consonant with Florida's Spanish heritage. Superb production values, full-page color photographs and plans enhance this representative tour of the architects' recent work. The duo's historical touches are apt; a San Francisco office building synthesizes elements of Victorian town houses and Chicago School skycrapers into something uniquely appropriate to its congested space. (June 2
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