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"No architect has explored architecture's claim to universality better than Léon Krier, and it is this which makes him the most controversial figure of contemporary architectural culture."
 -Demetri Porphyrios
 
Leon Krier is one of the best-known—and most provocative—architects and urban theoreticians in the world. Until now, however, his ideas have circulated mostly among a
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Hardcover, 496 pages
Published May 8th 2009 by Island Press
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40% of the book is done. The book was recommended by my design studio instructor. I found it a bit traditional and classical, which works well for designing in the Gulf states including Qatar- as a culturally driven society. I will certainly refer to it in the future.
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The best book I've read in a long time. I really, really recommend.
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