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    DescriptionHenri Labrouste is one of the few nineteenth-century architects consistently lionized as a precursor of modern architecture throughout the twentieth century and into our own time. The two magisterial glass-and-iron reading rooms he built in Paris gave form to the idea of the modern library as a collective civic space. His influence was both immediate and long-lasting, not only on the development of the modern library but also on the exploration of new paradigms of space, materials and luminosity in places of great public assembly. Published to accompany the first exhibition devoted to Labrouste in the United States--and the first anywhere in the world in nearly 40 years--this publication presents nearly 225 works in all media, including drawings, watercolors, vintage and modern photographs, film stills and architectural models. Essays by a range of international architecture scholars explore Labrouste's work and legacy through a variety of approaches


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    Title
    Henri Labrouste
    Subtitle
    Structure Brought to Light
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Barry Bergdoll, By (author) Corinne Bélier
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 249 mm
    Height: 307 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 2,030 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780870708398
    ISBN 10: 0870708392
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AMB
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    Abridged Dewey: 720
    LC classification: NA
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15850
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 17
    DC22: 720.92
    B&T Approval Code: A05101000
    BISAC V2.8: ARC006020
    DC23: 720.92
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/ARCTAS
    Thema V1.0: AMB
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
    Imprint name
    MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
    Publication date
    01 April 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York