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Pamphlet Architecture 13: Edge of a City (Pamphlet Architecture)

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Pamphlet Architecture was begun in 1977 by William Stout and Steven Holl as an independent vehicle for dialogue among architects, and has become a popular venue for publishing the works and thoughts of a younger generation of architects. Small in scale, low in price, but large in impact, these books present and disseminate new and innovative theories. The modest format of ...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published January 1st 1996 by Princeton Architectural Press
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In this book Steven Holl proposes a number of theoretical projects to help create boundaries between urban and rural development. I have seen two of these projects elsewhere: Milan in Within the City: Phenomena of Relations and Fukuoka in Questions Of Perception: Phenomenology Of Architecture. Those books, in addition to this one, help clarify his intentions.
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Steven Holl (born December 9, 1947) is an American architect and watercolorist, perhaps best known for the 2003 Simmons Hall at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the celebrated 2007 Bloch Building addition to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri,[1] and the praised 2009 Linked Hybrid mixed-use complex in Beijing, China.

Holl graduated from the University of Washington and pursued
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