The Shard: The Vision of Irvine Sellar

The Shard: The Vision of Irvine Sellar

by Howard Watson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780349410012
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 03/27/2018
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.25(d)

About the Author

Howard Watson is a writer and editor. He has a long association with Architectural Design and has written on design for the Independent and many other publications. He has worked with the architect Sir Terry Farrell and other designers, and authored Hotel Revolution, Fashion Retail (with Elaine Curtis), Bar Style and The Design Mix.

Table of Contents

5 July 2012 1

Introduction 7

Chapter 1 Changing the Landscape 15

Chapter 2 Tall Stories 39

Chapter 3 A Lunch in Berlin 63

Chapter 4 Big Thinking in a Little Space 91

Chapter 5 The Fear of Neighbours 111

Chapter 6 The Inquiry 131

Chapter 7 A Frantic Lull 163

Chapter 8 The Crash 185

Chapter 9 Breaking Ground 209

Chapter 10 The Impossible Made Possible 233

Chapter 11 The Piano Trilogy 259

Chapter 12 Vision into View 281

Afterword: A Sense of Place 305

Bibliography 313

Acknowledgements 323

Notes 325

Index 336

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