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As I Was Saying
by Colin Rowe

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Colin Rowe has achieved legendary status as one of a handful ofoutstanding studio teachers of architecture and urban design to emergewithin the last two generations.
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As I Was Saying: Recollections and Miscellaneous Essays: v. 1: Texas, Pre-Texas, Cambridge by Colin Rowe

edited by Alexander Caragonne Colin Rowe has achieved legendary status as one of a handful of outstanding studio teachers of architecture and urban design to emerge within the last two generations. His writings reveal the powerful insight and dispassionate, authoritative intelligence that mark him as one of the preeminent architectural thinkers of this perplexing half century.Divided into three volumes, in more or less chronological order, As I Was Saying includes articles, essays, eulogies, lectures, reviews, and memoranda. Some appeared only in obscure journals, and many are published here for the first time.

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As I Was Saying Reviews


One imagines blood in the study. If so, it was worth his pain and our patience. For here at last are no less than three volumes of Rowe's papers, written since 1953... Three volumes are not enough: I want more. Architectural Review

About Colin Rowe


Ralf Herbrich is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Machine Learning and Perception Group at Microsoft Research Cambridge and a Research Fellow of Darwin College, University of Cambridge.

Table of Contents


Two Italian encounters; Henry-Russell Hitchcock; Texas and Mrs Harris; comments of Harwell Hamilton Harris to the Faculty, May 25, 1954; Lockhart, Texas; transparency - literal and phenomenal, part 2; review - "Forms and Functions of Twentieth-Century Architecure" by Talbot Hamlin; review - "Roots of Comtemporary American Architecture" by Lewis Mumford; Cambridge 1958-1962; Le Corbusier - utopian architect; the Blenheim of the Welfare State; a vote of thanks; review - student work of the Architectural Association; review - "A Testament" by Frank Lloyd Wright; review - "Architecture: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" by Henry-Russell Hitchcock; Sidgwick Avenue.

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GOR010425787
As I Was Saying: Recollections and Miscellaneous Essays: v. 1: Texas, Pre-Texas, Cambridge by Colin Rowe
Colin Rowe
Used - Very Good
Hardback
MIT Press Ltd
1996-02-01
216
0262181673
9780262181679
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