Sticks & Stones / Steel & Glass: One Architect's Journey

Sticks & Stones / Steel & Glass: One Architect's Journey

by Anthony Poon

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Sticks & Stones / Steel & Glass: One Architect's Journey by Anthony Poon


In this personal and revealing book, Anthony Poon takes us on a creative journey that begins with his re-envisioning of a seaside public space as a very young architect. Poon has designed hundreds of buildings across the United States and internationally, from eco-friendly homes to public schools, from intimate retail venues and restaurants to sports arenas, from university housing to retreats and places of worship.

Sticks & Stones / Steel & Glass takes us inside a purposive yet open mind always hoping to “design it all,” to weave together light and material, culture and commerce, music and design, a good meal and the joy of gathering to share it.

In these pages we engage the creative processes of a thoughtful and intense architect whose works—public and private—all strive to enhance his clients’ stories and identities. Poon’s goal in each commission is to reward those who will enjoy and inhabit the structures he designs. In every building designed by Anthony Poon art is shelter and architecture is a social good.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781609531362
Publisher: Unbridled Books
Publication date: 04/11/2017
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 783,445
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


Anthony Poon is an award-winning architect with top industry credentials spanning three decades. His Los Angeles-based Poon Design Inc. is a multi-disciplinary design studio serving national and international clients that has completed over 150 residential, commercial, religious, educational, and cultural projects. Having received over 50 national honors, the work of Poon Design has been featured in hundreds of print and online stories.

Mr. Poon is also an interior designer, graphic designer, painter, and musician. He received his Bachelor of Arts from University of California Berkeley, Magna Cum Laude, for architecture and music. He earned his Masters of Architecture from Harvard University.

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Sticks & Stones / Steel & Glass: One Architect's Journey 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
ChrisPYF More than 1 year ago
A book unlike any other which gives real insight into an architect's professional life and artistic process. I really appreciated being invited into this process. I found it so interesting.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book has made me reconsider the importance of carefully considered design modeled by humanitarian concerns. For better and worse, architecture will never look quite the same. Thoughtful and inspiring.