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Taschen

Albert Frey

$15
Taschen

Albert Frey

$15
Description
Born in Zurich, architect Albert Frey (1903–1998) studied in Europe with Le Corbusier before moving to the United States in 1930. On a visit to Palm Springs, he fell under the desert spell. He would spend the rest of his career nurturing the consonance of architecture and nature: studying the fall of sunlight and rain, and merging aluminum, steel, and glass with the boulders and sands of the West Coast wilds. 

This book, part of Taschen’s Basic Architecture series, follows Frey’s long and prestigious career from his European beginnings through to the apogee of his Californian practice, taking in his notes on De Stijl, Le Corbusier, and the Bauhaus, and exploring the stylistic, material, and geographic makings of his unique “desert modernism.”
Details
Format
Hardcover
Length
96 pages, 120 illustrations
Dimensions
8.3 inches by 10 inches
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