Architects on ArchitectsSusan Gray Here's a profound, stirring study of how the world's greatest architects influenced the work of others and why--told in the architect's own dramatic and awe-filled words. The contributors discuss the career-inspiring achievements of their mentors, designers of some of the most famous structures on earth. They delve into their own design philosophy, and how the genius of others affected their careers, their goals, as well as their lives. This candid personal testimony imparts the emotion, inspiration, and wonderment of architecture and vividly demonstrate the power of mentorship and the potential it can unleash. Each original essay is beautifully illustrated with photographs (most in full color) of both the architect's work and that of his mentor, providing a visually stunning forum for comparison and learning. An ideal book for architecture aficionados, ARCHITECTS ON ARCHITECTS captures the soul, inspiration, and majesty of architecture. Susan Gray (New York, NY) is an architectural photographer and writer who has worked with many large corporations and magazines.
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Published August 16, 2001
by McGraw-Hill Professional.
History, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical.