Seaside Postcard Book

Overview

"Probably the most influential resort community since Versailles."
—Newsweek

"Seaside is an experiment not just in planning and design, but in living."
—Smithsonian

"Perhaps the most important new piece of architecture in the country. [It] teaches us that there is another kind of growth-growth that occurs in concentrated, walkable settlements instead of an endlessly dispersed sprawl."
—The Boston Globe

From serene twilight cityscapes to intimate interiors to the Yellow House (the first in Seaside), this dazzling ...

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Overview

"Probably the most influential resort community since Versailles."
—Newsweek

"Seaside is an experiment not just in planning and design, but in living."
—Smithsonian

"Perhaps the most important new piece of architecture in the country. [It] teaches us that there is another kind of growth-growth that occurs in concentrated, walkable settlements instead of an endlessly dispersed sprawl."
—The Boston Globe

From serene twilight cityscapes to intimate interiors to the Yellow House (the first in Seaside), this dazzling postcard collection presents all of the elements that make Seaside the award-winning small town that has influenced architecture and urban planning throughout the world.

Steven Brooke, an internationally acclaimed architectural photographer, received the National Honor Award for Photography from the American Institute of Architects, the highest award in the field of architectural photography. His beautiful, detailed photographs also grace the pages of Seaside, The Majesty of Natchez, The Majesty of Natchez Postcard Book, and The Gardens of Florida, all published by Pelican.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565546394
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/31/1999
  • Edition description: POSTCARDS
  • Pages: 30
  • Sales rank: 641,153
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 3.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Steven Brooke, an internationally acclaimed architectural photographer, was awarded the Rome Prize in 1991 and is a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome. He received the National Honor Award for Photography from the American Institute of Architects, the highest award in the field of architectural photography. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Brooke is an adjunct professor in the University of Miami's department of architecture. He lives in Miami with his wife, architect Suzanne Martinson, and his son, Miles Samuel Brooke.

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