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Want to Read saving…. His collected essays Labour, Work and Sizs are published by Phaidon. Chronologically arranged, the elegant photography mixed with detailed plans, elevations and sections allow the reader to appreciate the architect’s methods and his aims through four decades of work. Nattapong Tawonsun rated it liked it Feb framtpon, Felix Ding rated it liked it May 20, Blake rated it really liked it Nov 26, Masoud rated it liked it Dec 27, We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

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Joris Putteneers rated it really liked it Jan 15, Review Text ‘A mighty volume that researches and analyses the architect’s work throughout his entire career…The book is sumptuous in its contents. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

In a collection of Frampton’s writings over a period of 35 years was collated and published under the title Labour, Work and Architecture.

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This impressive pages monumental volume by well respected architectural scholar -Kenneth Frampton- contains all of Siza’s work from with beautiful photographs,drawings, and sketches to complement author’s in-depth writing.

Alvaro Siza by Frampton, Kenneth

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Below are images I took of the book for my Amazon review, please see link below and let me know if they are helpful to you by pressing yes or no buttonthank you for your comment and support: He has been a member of the faculty at Columbia University sinceand that same year he became a fellow of the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies in New York — whose members also included Peter Eisenman, Manfredo Tafuri and Rem Koolhaas — and a co-founding editor of its magazine Oppositions.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The Best Books of Ultimately this is a very satisfying and incredibly comprehensive book that sits nicely on the coffee table but also serves as an excellent reference volume. Matthew rated it really liked it Dec 16, He lectures extensively in the US and Europe, and has also written, edited and contributed to numerous publications on contemporary architecture.

Siza, the Buster Keaton of architecture

kenneht Ermira rated it it was amazing Nov 30, The book is sumptuous in its contents. Susana rated it really liked it Apr 01, Alex Erb rated it it was amazing Nov 19, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Frampton achieved great prominence and influence in architectural education with his essay “Towards a Critical Regionalism” — though the term had already been coined by Alexander Tzonis and Liliane Lefaivre.