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    Re-Reading "Perspecta": The First Fifty Years of the Yale Architectural Journal (Hardback) Edited by Robert A. M. Stern, Edited by Peggy Deamer, Edited by Alan J. Plattus

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    DescriptionPerspecta, the oldest and most respected student-edited architectural journal in the United States, marks its fiftieth anniversary with this selection of influential and provocative pieces published in its pages from the 1950s through the 1990s. The essays and portfolios in Re-Reading Perspecta trace the development of architectural culture and discourse over the past fifty years and bear witness to the influential role played by Perspecta in a time of crucial debate about the function and future of architecture.This monumental collection (with over 700 pages and 900 images) presents the most engaging and stimulating essays published in Perspecta, written by such well-known historians, theorists, and architects as Vincent Scully, Colin Rowe, Roland Barthes, Karsten Harries, K. Michael Hays, Allan Greenberg, Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, John Hejduk, Francesco Dal Co, Bernard Tschumi, and Mark Wigley. Re-Reading Perspecta also assembles the best examples of the richly-illustrated portfolios of projects published over the years, including work by Paul Rudolph, Louis Kahn, Robert Venturi, Eero Saarinen, Charles Moore, Philip Johnson, Peter Eisenman, John Hejduk, Steven Holl, Thomas Leeser, Hani Rashid, and others.The editors introduce each section with essays that offer historical context and critical commentary. Re-Reading Perspecta also includes essays by Kenneth Frampton, K. Michael Hays, Joan Ockman, and Sandy Isenstadt on the history of Perspecta and its role in architectural discourse. This selection of the best of Perspecta covers a broad and lively spectrum of American architectural design, history, theory, and criticism.


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    Title
    Re-Reading "Perspecta"
    Subtitle
    The First Fifty Years of the Yale Architectural Journal
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Robert A. M. Stern, Edited by Peggy Deamer, Edited by Alan J. Plattus
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 736
    Width: 246 mm
    Height: 307 mm
    Thickness: 58 mm
    Weight: 4,309 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780262195065
    ISBN 10: 0262195062
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJP
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AM
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Abridged Dewey: 720
    LC classification: NA
    B&T General Subject: 130
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 10
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15850
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: ARC005000, ARC001000
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
    LC classification: NA2750
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJP
    DC22: 721.09
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    Thema V1.0: AM
    Illustrations note
    900 illus.
    Publisher
    MIT Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    MIT Press
    Publication date
    01 June 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass.
    Author Information
    Peggy Deamer is Associate Dean and Associate Professor at the Yale School of Architecture. Alan Plattus, former Associate Dean and Professor at the Yale School of Architecture, is Director and Cofounder of the Yale Urban Design Workshop.