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It by Bit: Evoking Simplicity from Complexity
     

It by Bit: Evoking Simplicity from Complexity

by Prescott Muir, Juhani Pallasmaa (Introduction), Dan Hoffman (Contribution by)
 

It by Bit is about the work and ideas of Prescott Muir that demonstrate a beguiling and serendipitous relationship between a discursive theoretical interest and its implications for a contemporary practice in architecture.

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It by Bit is about the work and ideas of Prescott Muir that demonstrate a beguiling and serendipitous relationship between a discursive theoretical interest and its implications for a contemporary practice in architecture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935935056
Publisher:
ORO Editions
Publication date:
01/26/2012
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author


Prescott Muir, Master of Science of Architecture and Building Design, Columbia University; Bachelor of Architecture, Professional Degree, University of Southern California; Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Utah; Professional Development Museum Design Program, Harvard University GSD; and currently the Director of the School of Architecture, Graduate School of Architecture at the University of Utah beginning in 2009.

Since 2003, Dan Hoffman has been a partner in the Phoenix based firm of Studio Ma with award winning art museums, campus buildings and urban interventions including the Memorial Union at Arizona State University, the Heard Museum of Art, Princeton University Student Dorms and Cranbrook Institute of Science to their credit. He has taught architecture for over thirty five years most notably as head of the Department of Architecture at Cranbrook Academy of Art and held positions at the University of Utah, Arizona Stat and University of Michigan with visiting positions at Yale , Cornell and the University of Illinois. He has exhibited, lectured and published widely including, “The World of My Imagination- Work of Marlon Blackwell” in An Architecture of the Ozarks and “More or Less Mies” in Detlef Mertin’s The Presence of Mies.

Juhani Pallasmaa is one of Finland’s most distinguished Architects and Architectural Theorist. He is a practicing Architect in Helsinki, former Professor of Architecture at the Helsinki University of Technology, Visiting Professorships at the Fox School of Architecture at the University of Washington St. Louis, University of Illinois, and Minnesota University School of Architecture. He is Author of over twenty books including The Eyes of the Skin which has become a classic in architectural education.

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