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Peter Eisenman: Diagram Diaries (Universe Architecture Series)

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It has been said that Peter Eisenman considers architecture a form of shock therapy; whatever his intent, Peter Eisenman has indeed created one of the most controversial bodies of work of any contemporary American architect. Eisenman's architecture, along with the complex, genre-straddling theories upon which it is built, is active and polemical, and his buildings--whether
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Paperback, 240 pages
Published October 15th 1999 by Universe Publishing
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Peter Eisenman is an American architect. Eisenman's professional work is often referred to as formalist, deconstructive, late avant-garde, late or high modernist, etc. A certain fragmenting of forms visible in some of Eisenman's projects has been identified as characteristic of an eclectic group of architects that were (self-)labeled as deconstructivists, and who were featured in an exhibition by ...more
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Diagram Diaries Ten Canonical Buildings: 1950-2000 AA Words One: Supercritical: Peter Eisenman Meets Rem Koolhaas Tadao Ando: Details 1 Five Architects

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