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In the Thick of Things (Cahier Series #11)

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Vincen Cornu, a Paris-based architect, attempts to ‘translate’ architectural sensation into words and images, in order to convey the inspirations behind his work and the ways in which buildings, and the spaces they create, can offer journeys of imaginative discovery. He takes the reader back to early theories of architecture, through topics as diverse as skyscrapers, ...more
Paperback, 44 pages
Published October 15th 2012 by Sylph Editions (first published August 15th 2012)
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Aug 10, 2012 Tom rated it it was ok
Low rating not due to poor writing but to my indifference to architecture post Art Deco. Or phrased differently, Cornu is unable to write inspiringly about architecture so that I care about it.
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