The Grand Tour by Seidler Harry

The Grand Tour

bySeidler Harry

Hardcover | July 20, 2017

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Travelling the world with an architect's eye
Architect Harry Seidler spent more than 50 years traveling the globe, extensively photographing the peak achievements in architecture from 3000 B.C. to the present day. Thanks to sound advice given to him early on by his photographer brother Marcell (“Only use Leica cameras and Kodachrome film, which is archival”), Seidler’s hobby quickly developed into a passion and, finally, an impressive archive of world architecture.

Including, of course, many of the world’s most famous architectural structures, Seidler’s photographs illustrate the history and style—country by country—of architecture in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the Americas. Divided into chapters by country, each with a brief introduction outlining its architectural history, The Grand Tour offers armchair travelers, students, architecture buffs, and historians the opportunity to browse the buildings of the world through one man’s photographs—the fruits of a passionate, half-century endeavor.

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The author:Born in Vienna, Austria, Harry Seidler studied architecture at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg before winning a scholarship to Harvard, where he studied under Walter Gropius. He also studied under Josef Albers at Black Mountain College in North Carolina and was the chief assistant of Marcel Breuer in New York from 194...
The Grand Tour
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by Harry Seidler

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Title:The Grand TourFormat:HardcoverDimensions:576 pages, 1.8 × 5.5 × 7.7 inPublished:July 20, 2017Publisher:Taschen America LlcLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3836544601

ISBN - 13:9783836544603

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