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Prestel

A. Quincy Jones Building for Better Living

$60
$36
Prestel

A. Quincy Jones Building for Better Living

$60
$36
Description

This visually exquisite hardcover explores the remarkable career of architect A. Quincy Jones. Beyond building glamorous homes for LA’s cultural elite, Jones was equally dedicated to the expanding middle class of postwar Southern California. His vision of creating buildings that were affordable, beautiful, sustainable and sensitive to their surroundings prefigured most of the architectural trends that followed. This volume includes original drawings, models and furniture designs from his personal archive to demonstrate the breadth of his work and the ability of his aesthetic to transcend disciplines. The essays included here delve into his collaborative nature, studying his work with landscapers, interior designers, developers and city planners. Each example bears the hallmarks of his iconic style: soaring interior spaces, blurring of indoors and out, laminated timber construction, angled walls and innovative use of concrete, redwood and glass.

Details
Format
Hardcover
Length
224 pages, 150 color illustrations, 50 black and white illustrations
Dimensions
10.2 inches x 11.4 inches
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