Oppositions Reader: Selected Readings from a Journal for Ideas and Criticism in Architecture 1973-1984

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Oppositions Reader: Selected Readings from a Journal for Ideas and Criticism in Architecture 1973-1984
  • Oppositions Reader: Selected Readings from a Journal for Ideas and Criticism in Architecture 1973-1984
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  • Oppositions Reader interior page spread
  • Oppositions Reader interior page spread
  • Oppositions Reader interior page spread
  • Oppositions Reader: Selected Readings from a Journal for Ideas and Criticism in Architecture 1973-1984
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Oppositions Reader: Selected Readings from a Journal for Ideas and Criticism in Architecture 1973-1984
K. Michael Hays, ed. / designed by Massimo Vignelli
Princeton Architectural Press / 1998 / first edition / hardcover / 8.6 x 9.8 / 720 pp / b+w / eng / isbn: 9781568981536 / weight: 4.5 lb
Condition: very good, nearly new, still bright copy, minor shelf wear to corners and head and tail of spine (see photo above), interior clean and unmarked

Description:
This long out of print and highly sought after architecture book collects the best of Oppositions, the legendary journal of the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies published twenty-six issues during its remarkable eleven year run. Featuring the most seminal theoretical texts from 1973-1984, Oppositions Reader includes essays by the world’s most influential architects and theorists, including Peter Eisenman, Kenneth Frampton, Anthony Vidler, Aldo Rossi, Leon Krier, Denise Scott Brown, Bernard Tschumi, Colin Rowe, and Rem Koolhaas.This is a very well-preserved copy of the much more rare hardcover edition. An essential volume in any architect’s library. 

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