Grimshaw: Architecture, Industry & Innovation by Colin AmeryGrimshaw: Architecture, Industry & Innovation by Colin Amery

Grimshaw: Architecture, Industry & Innovation

byColin Amery

Paperback | March 30, 2000

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Nicholas Grimshaw is one of the pre-eminent figures of the British architectural scene, responsible for some of the outstanding buildings of the last decade. This volume covers the years 1965-88, a period which saw Grimshaw establish his practice and his reputation worldwide as an architect of great subtlety and a master of detail. Colin Amery charts the line of Grimshaw's development from his student days at the Architectural Association onwards. He gives critical insights into Grimshaw's thinking and design methodology for a family of buildings, from the 1965 Service Tower for student apartments to his 1988 Grand Union Walk housing and Sainsbury Superstore in Camden Town, North London.
Title:Grimshaw: Architecture, Industry & InnovationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 10 × 10 × 1 inPublished:March 30, 2000Publisher:Phaidon PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0714839345

ISBN - 13:9780714839349

Appropriate for ages: 13

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One of British architecture’s foremost figures responsible for some of the last decade of the 20th century’s most extraordinary buildings, Nicholas Grimshaw is a leader in the high-tech movement, along with Sir Norman Foster and Sir Richard Rogers. Architecture, Industry and Innovation: The Early Work of Nicholas Grimshaw and Partners covers the years spanning 1965 to 1988, a period where Grimshaw established his practice and worldwide reputation as a gifted architect with subtlety for detail. Colin Amery follows Grimshaw’s development beginning with his student days at the Architectural Association and provides critical insights into the architect’s philosophy and design methodology.