SOM journal 2

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SOM journal 2

Text(s) by Douglas Garofalo, Werner Sobek, James Turrell, Tod Williams, contributions by Detlef Mertins, ed. Wilfried Wang

Series: SOM journals

English

2003. 176 pp., 240 ills.

softcover

17.30 x 22.10 cm

ISBN 978-3-7757-1266-8

SOM journal 2 presents recent work by one of the world's largest and most influential design firms, in the context of a critical discussion among some of the profession's leading thinkers. Commentaries by artist James Turrell, architects Tod Williams and Douglas Garofalo, engineer Werner Sobek, and architect and critic Wilfried Wang give a frank review of the firm's current work. The projects featured are the Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center; The Central Plant at the University of California at Merced; The China World Trade Center in Beijing, China; The Greenwich Academy Upper School; The Deerfield Academy of Science, Math & Technology Center; Elementary School Number 11 in Fairfield, Connecticut; The Jordan House in Bellas, Portugal; the People Mover Station at Dulles Airport in Washington, D.C., and the Washington Monument Visitors Center in Washington, D.C. The volume includes an interview by Detlef Mertins with former SOM partner Bruce Graham, designer of the John Hancock Tower in Chicago and an influential figure in the firm's history.

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