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David Adjaye: A House for an Art Collector

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An in-depth presentation of an important contribution to New York residential architecture. Considered one of the most important architects of his generation, David Adjaye is lauded for high-profile buildings such as the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver, and the recent competition-winning design for the Smithsonian Museum of African ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published March 22nd 2011 by Rizzoli
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Jan 30, 2015 jw468 added it
This book effectively documents the design of 77E77. One notable exception is the total lack of any sketches whatsoever. Otherwise, all of the expected information is present, such as floor plans, sections, elevations, and photographs. Although the sections show a great deal of detail, there are no larger detail drawings.

I like the library, which was placed so as to make the original façade appear inhabited.

I also like the lower entrance with its granite landing.

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