Last edited by Dara
Sunday, July 19, 2020 | History

14 edition of The tall building artistically reconsidered found in the catalog.

The tall building artistically reconsidered

the search for a skyscraper style

by Ada Louise Huxtable

  • 129 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Skyscrapers

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementAda Louise Huxtable.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA6230 .H89 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2867373M
    ISBN 100394537734
    LC Control Number84042664

    In response to: Tall Stories from the December 5, issue. To the Editors. In reviewing Ada Louise Huxtable’s new book, The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered: The Search for a Skyscraper Style [NYR, December 5], Martin Filler writes: In one of her most intriguing observations she finds the philosophy of postmodernism embodying “something somewhat nastier—a parvenu old-tie. The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered by Ada Louise Huxtable avg rating — 10 ratings — published — 3 editions.

    Wainwright Building, St. Louis, Missouri, , Louis Sullivan (right) Guaranty Building, Buffalo, New York, , Louis Sullivan (left) The tall building grew up on the American prairies with the invention by Otis of the elevator, and by Chicago engineers of the tall steel frame. The artistic problem was how to express this new thing. There is also an excerpt from one of her non-anthology books, The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered: The Search for a Skyscraper Style. The new book therefore is not only a valuable summary of the career of the most impressive observer of architecture and the most compelling writer about it since John Rus­kin, but also a valuable summary.

    Register for free to build your own book lists. Books. Quotes. Blog. Sign In. Sign Up. Books with the subject: Architecture Styles And Periods. Up to 20 books are listed, in descending order of popularity. Victorian Brick and Terra-cotta Architecture in Full Colour Pierre Chabat. Info/Buy. The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered: The Search. In , the critic Ada Louise Huxtable updated his concerns in an article for The New Criterion (which became a book) called “The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered.” Sullivan gazed.


Share this book
You might also like
Blaze Starr; my life

Blaze Starr; my life

Ive got sand in all the wrong places

Ive got sand in all the wrong places

The complete idiots guide to self-testing your personality

The complete idiots guide to self-testing your personality

Irrigation management for crop diversification in Bangladesh

Irrigation management for crop diversification in Bangladesh

MCITP self-paced training kit (Exam 70-646)

MCITP self-paced training kit (Exam 70-646)

Bible ABC

Bible ABC

Love always

Love always

Ramadan-count and celebrate!

Ramadan-count and celebrate!

Fit for life

Fit for life

Death throes

Death throes

Detailed land classification, Island of Kauai

Detailed land classification, Island of Kauai

Poems, consisting of odes, songs, pastorals, satyrs, &c

Poems, consisting of odes, songs, pastorals, satyrs, &c

Effluent treatment plant for Britoils Nigg Terminal

Effluent treatment plant for Britoils Nigg Terminal

Deac Martins book of musical Americana

Deac Martins book of musical Americana

O level British constitution

O level British constitution

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Great Lakes states monthly average temperature data

Great Lakes states monthly average temperature data

Critical Care Ethics

Critical Care Ethics

The tall building artistically reconsidered by Ada Louise Huxtable Download PDF EPUB FB2

Complete summary of Ada Louise Huxtable's The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered. The tall building artistically reconsidered book Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered Paperback – Janu by Ada Louise Huxtable (Author) › Visit Amazon's Ada Louise Huxtable Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. 5/5(1). The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The skyscraper is the building type that domin /5(10). The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered [ Huxtable, Ada Louise ] Used - Good.

Used - Good This item shows signs of wear from consistent use, but it remains in good condition and works perfectly. All pages and cover are intact, but may have aesthetic issues such as /5(10).

Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered () by Huxtable, Ada Louise/5(10). The skyscraper is the building type that dominates our cities, absorbs vast amounts of capital in design, construction and maintenance, and houses large numbers of people in offices and apartments.

Ada Louise Huxtable--America's most acclaimed architecture critic, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a MacArthur Prize Fellow--offers here an energetic defense of cities and a brilliant consideration. The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered: The Search for a Skyscraper Style Ada Louise Huxtable Snippet view - The tall building artistically reconsidered: the search for a skyscraper style All Book Search results » About the author ().

The tall building artistically reconsidered: the search for a skyscraper style. New York: Pantheon Books. MLA Citation. Huxtable, Ada Louise. The tall building artistically reconsidered: the search for a skyscraper style / Ada Louise Huxtable Pantheon Books New York Australian/Harvard Citation.

Huxtable, Ada Louise. The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered 作者: Ada Louise Huxtable 出版社: University of California Press 出版年: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: essay, ‘The tall office building, artistically reconsidered’, as imparting graciousness to “ this sterile pile, this crude, harsh, brutal agglomeration, this stark, staring example of eternal strife ”(Sullivan,) It remains a more or less accurate description of the condition of tall.

The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered: The Search for a Skyscraper Style by Ada Louise Huxtable. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sullivan, Louis H., Tall office building artistically considered.

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., ©   The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered Hardcover – Ap by Ada Louise Huxtable (Author) › Visit Amazon's Ada Louise Huxtable Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Reviews: 1. the tall office building artistically considered. the tall office building artistically considered.

THE architects of this land aud generation are now brought face to face with something new under the sun, — namely, that evolution and integration of social conditions, that special grouping of them, that results in a demand for the.

THE TALL BUILDING ARTISTICALLY RECONSIDERED The Search for a Skyscraper Style. By Ada Louise Huxtable. Illustrated. New York: Pantheon Books. $ An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker.

Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. The tall office building artistically considered by Sullivan, Louis H., Publication date Topics Office buildings, Tall buildings, Architecture, Modern. Get this from a library.

The tall building artistically reconsidered: the search for a skyscraper style. [Ada Louise Huxtable] -- From Ada Louise Huxtable here is an energetic defense of cities and a brilliant consideration of the skyscraper as art, as business, as the product of. This paper tries to highlight the advantages in possessing an iconic tall building and the dangers of incondite urban planning.

"The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered", The New Criterion. Buy The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered: Search for a Skyscraper Style Reissue by Huxtable, Ada Louise (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Ada Louise Huxtable.

A strong critical stand on the skyscraper's historical modes and its present, anarchic state. Huxtable made her name as the New York Times' learned, fighting architecture critic; an exponent of modernism with an eye for nuance, and an advocate of social responsibility.

The present work, expanded from a lecture series and written as a MacArthur Fellow (which, she notes, freed her for study), is. Huxtable, Th e tall building artistically reconsidered: the search for a skyscraper. style (Pantheon Books, New York, ) 6.

F. Giblin, The skyscraper book (Crowell, New York, ) J.As Ada Louise Huxtable put it in The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered, "Business was the engine that drove innovation" in Chicago at the turn of the century.

The tall office building artistically considered — First published in Subjects Tall buildings, Office buildings, Modern Architecture, Accessible book.