Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies

Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies

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ISBN-13: 9780520219243
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 05/21/2001
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 271
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Reyner Banham (1922-1988) was Sheldon H. Solow Professor of the History of Architecture at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Joe Day leads deegan day design llc and serves on the design faculty at the Southern California Institute of Architecture.

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In one volume [Banham] does the near-impossible: He makes us see this fragmented city [of Los Angeles] as a breathing whole."—Los Angeles Magazine

"Still as penetrating now as when Banham completed his observations on the city in 1971."—La Observed

"Banham wrote like a blissed-out lover, surrendering to his feelings of derangement and wonder while keeping his eyes wide-open."—Los Angeles Times

"Banham's book has remained au courant." —Palisadian Post

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