Carlo Scarpa by Robert MccarterCarlo Scarpa by Robert Mccarter

Carlo Scarpa

EditorRobert Mccarter

Hardcover | September 30, 2013

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" The definitive monograph on a celebrated Italian architect, Carlo Scarpa includes more than 350 photographs, sketches, and architectural plans, along with in‐depth ‘walk throughs'' of over 15 key projects such as the Central Pavilion in the Giardini of the Venice Bienniale, the Olivetti Showroom in St. Mark''s Square, the Canova Museum, and the Brion Cemetery. A cult figure with mass appeal, Scarpa was heralded by architectural luminaries such as Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Kahn. Today, Scarpa''s work is more relevant than ever. "
"Robert McCarter is a practicing architect and Ruth and Norman Moore Professor of Architecture at Washington University in St. Louis, since 2007. He taught previously at the University of Florida, where he was Director of the School of Architecture from 1991-2001, and Columbia University, among others. He has written for numerous inter...
Title:Carlo ScarpaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 11.75 × 10.25 × 1.5 inPublished:September 30, 2013Publisher:Phaidon PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:071484800X

ISBN - 13:9780714848006

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful Book! Beautiful book! Great images and writing.
Date published: 2016-12-25

Editorial Reviews

" "With 350 images and drawings, Carlo Scarpa documents the architect’s dramatic modernism – the sweeping red staircase of his Banca Popolare in Verona, his sleek concrete‐and‐wood Olivetti showroom in Venice – even as it celebrates his poetic vision." – ELLE Décor "