Unpacking My Library: Architects and Their Books

Jo Steffens (Ed.), Essay by Walter Benjamin

Yale University Press, New Haven/London, 2009

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Photographs of bookshelves—displaying well-loved and rare volumes, eclectic organizational schemes, and the individual touches that make a bookshelf one’s own—provide an evocative glimpse of their owner’s personal life. Each architect also presents a reading list of top ten influential titles, from architectural history to theory to fiction and nonfiction, that serves as a personal philosophy of literature and history, and advice on what every young architect, scholar, and lover of architecture should read.
An inspiring cross-section of notable libraries, this beautiful book celebrates the arts of reading and collecting.

SKU: 3578 Category:

ISBN: 9780300158939

192 pagina's, 24 z/w + 284 kleur illus., 20,3 × 14 cm, hardcover, Engels