The Formal Basis of Modern Architecture: Dissertation 1963, Facsimile

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The Formal Basis of Modern Architecture: Dissertation 1963, Facsimile
Peter Eisenman / designed by Peter Eisenman
Lars Müller Publishers / 2006 / first edition / hardcover / 11.9 x 12.3 in / 528 pp / b+w text / eng / ISBN: 9783037780718 / weight: 3.9 lb
Condition: very good, scuffs and minor discoloration lines on front and back cover (see photo), interior clean and unmarked

Description:
Once the stuff of lore known only to a handful of architectural theorists, Peter Eisenman’s legendary 1963 University of Cambridge dissertation on the role of form in modern architecture was finally published by Lars Müller in 2006 in a large format facsimile edition. It features the complete text set in the original typeface, unusual photos, hand-drawn illustrations, and a new afterword by Eisenman. The Urtext of Eisenman architectural theory and practice in a very unique package.

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