- Introduction : A new language -- The shifting stones: memory -- The unobserved unicorn: site : Exploration: Urban inventions -- The round-cornered table: sketch : Exploration: Drawings -- The overture: idea : Exploration: Machines -- The labyrinth: method -- The chess game: strategy : Exploration: Furniture and products -- Expression: buildings : Exploration: The horizon.
- "Daniel Libeskind is one of the foremost architects of our time, a self-proclaimed rebel celebrated for innovative, site-conscious designs, including the Jewish Museum Berlin and New York's World Trade Center Redevelopment. He has also emerged as one of architecture's most visible public ambassadors. In Edge of Order, Libeskind opens the door to his unique creative process, guiding us through a selection of his projects never before collected--both built and unrealized, major commissions and unexpected favorites--and revealing how he arrived at their designs through text and a rich array of visuals, including drawings, plans, and photographs. With a voracious appetite for culture and history, and an encyclopedic memory, Libeskind draws on everything from Greek mythology to Emily Dickinson to the Marx Brothers to explain the way he thinks about buildings and cities. Far more than a monograph, Edge of Order is both an essential document of Libeskind's remarkable career and an intimate portrait of an artist that will encourage creative people in any field to discover new points of inspiration."--Amazon.com.
- 9780451497352 hardcover
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Purchased with funds from the Sylvia Stein Memorial Libraries Endowment; 2018
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