Pocket Guide to Miami Architecture

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This guidebook organizes 100 architectural highlights into walkable tours in downtown Miami and Miami Beach.
From the tropical vernacular of the Barnacle House to the Art Deco neighborhoods of Miami Beach, from the Midcentury Modernism of Morris Lapidus to the sophisticated rhythms of Arquitectonica, Judith Paine McBrien captures the vibrancy and diversity of architecture in Miami and its environs. Set in a stunning seaside site, the buildings of Miami, Miami Beach, Coral ...

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Overview

This guidebook organizes 100 architectural highlights into walkable tours in downtown Miami and Miami Beach.
From the tropical vernacular of the Barnacle House to the Art Deco neighborhoods of Miami Beach, from the Midcentury Modernism of Morris Lapidus to the sophisticated rhythms of Arquitectonica, Judith Paine McBrien captures the vibrancy and diversity of architecture in Miami and its environs. Set in a stunning seaside site, the buildings of Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, and Coconut Grove tell a fascinating story of artifice, innovation, charm, and international influence. This masterfully illustrated guide highlights the buildings that visitors will want to see, among them the City Beautiful planning of Coral Gables; the classical glory of Vizcaya; and the New World Symphony, Frank Gehry’s twenty-first-century reinterpretation of the music hall.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393733068
  • Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/27/2012
  • Series: Norton Pocket Guides Series
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 1,393,049
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Architectural historian Judith Paine McBrien, author of the best-selling Pocket Guide to Chicago Architecture, directs the Archimedia Workshop, which produces films and media about architecture, development, and urban design. She is the recipient of the Society of Architectural Historians 2013 Award for Excellence in Architectural Media for a lifetime of documentary and interpretive filmmaking, including her PBS film, Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and the American City. She lives in Wilmette, Illinois.

John F. DeSalvo, illustrator of the Pocket Guides, is a registered architect. He previously worked in Berlin with Foster & Partners and Murphy/Jahn. Now based in Chicago, he is a practicing architect and teaches architectural design at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

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