Jim Stirling And The Red Trilogy: Three Radical Buildings by Alan BermanJim Stirling And The Red Trilogy: Three Radical Buildings by Alan Berman

Jim Stirling And The Red Trilogy: Three Radical Buildings

EditorAlan Berman

Hardcover | October 1, 2010

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The University of Leicester Engineering Building, the History Faculty and Library at Cambridge, and the residential Florey Building at Queen's College are much praised by architects, yet hated by the members of the universities that use them. Here Alan Berman has drawn together essays that put the buildings in their historical context while exploring both their radical features and their technical failings. In addition, 22 of today's most famous architects — including Will Alsop, Norman Foster, Richard MacCormac, and Richard Rogers — explain and partly seek to defend the importance of these radical and controversial buildings. With top contributors and newly commissioned photography, as well as stunning drawings taken from the Jim Stirling archives, this book attempts a serious reengagement with the continuing debate between modern architects and the public.
Alan Berman practises as an architect in Oxford. He has extensive experience of renovating older properties, as well as in the design of new buildings and interiors. He has also taught at several architectural schools and is a regular contributor to architectural periodicals. He is the author of several books on design and sustainabili...
Title:Jim Stirling And The Red Trilogy: Three Radical BuildingsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 11.75 × 10.25 × 0.75 inPublished:October 1, 2010Publisher:Frances Lincoln AdultLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0711231443

ISBN - 13:9780711231443

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A model of how to assemble a collage around a character, an age and a moment in history. It starts to get to the heart of Stirling's enduring importance in British architecture.