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Kindergarten Chats and Other Writings

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"So remember, and bear ever in mind in your thinking and your doings, that FORM EVER FOLLOWS FUNCTION, that this is the law — a universal truth."
One of the foremost exponents of form-and-function architecture, and considered by many to be the father of the modern skyscraper, Louis Henri Sullivan (1856–1924) was one of America's most original and influential architects, and
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published February 29th 2012 by Dover Publications (first published January 1st 1980)
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Bookamante
I can't rate this book because it was so long ago and I was a very different person at that time when I read this book. I recall that his writings employ a large and colorful vocabulary but, unlike his brilliant architecture, the writings feel contrived. A book architects should read, however. Or in my case, re-read.
Rob
May 09, 2013 Rob rated it really liked it
Shelves: my-study-libr
One of the first books that made me realize that it is nice to read what an architect has written but that it sometimes rather complicate the understanding of his work than helps in understanding it.
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Shelves: architectastic
I'm hesitant about the 5 stars (I also read this for class).
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