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The Mythic Modern: Architectural Expeditions into the Spirit of Place

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The Mythic Modern offers an significant antidote to the perception of the American abroad, chronicling a remarkable fifteen years of design-build expeditions in extraordinary locales all over the globe by an international team of architecture students focused on exploring, not exploiting, the local cultures, mythologies, and metaphors and leaving astonishing, affecting str ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published June 5th 2012 by ORO editions (first published May 1st 2011)
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Carrie
Jun 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing
My newest, and favorite addition to my collection of books on Architecture. This might have a little to do with the inclusion of my picture, and name, in the final featured project in Nepal. Memorial to the Ancestors of the Magar People. AIA Washington, DC Chapter, Award of Excellence winner, 2011.

In truth, the book is beautifully written and photographed. AMAZING images of sacred spaces built by students in interesting places, which most wouldn't even dream architecture could exist... Forward b
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