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tall building artistically reconsidered

the search for a skyscraper style

by Ada Louise Huxtable

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Skyscrapers.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAda Louise Huxtable.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA6230 .H89 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1704348M
    ISBN 100520080289
    LC Control Number92005565

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      This text comprises general information about Louis Henry Sullivan, his contributions to architecture and his general attitude about architecture with reference to his text ‘’The Tall Office Building Artistically Considered’’. Above all, we need to answer the key question: Who is Louis Sullivan (September 3, – Ap )? He is a well- known. let us build us a city, and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name. —Genesis When Ada Louise Huxtable retired from The New York Times in , she concluded nearly two decades as America’s only architecture critic with a truly national constituency among the lay public. Her greatest predecessor was Lewis Mumford, who ceased writing the column.

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The tall building artistically reconsidered: the search for a skyscraper style. [Ada Louise Huxtable] -- From Ada Louise Huxtable here is an energetic defense of cities and a brilliant consideration of the skyscraper as art, as business, as the product of. A strong critical stand on the skyscraper's historical modes and its present, anarchic state.

Huxtable made her name as the New York Times' learned, fighting architecture critic; an exponent of modernism with an eye for nuance, and an advocate of social responsibility.

The present work, expanded from a lecture series and written as a MacArthur Fellow (which, she notes, freed her for study), is. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sullivan, Louis H., Tall office building artistically considered.

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., ©   THE TALL BUILDING ARTISTICALLY RECONSIDERED The Search for a Skyscraper Style. By Ada Louise Huxtable. Illustrated. New York: Pantheon Books. $ The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered This ebook list for those who looking for to read The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered, you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi.

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Louse, Huxtamble, “The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered,” The New Criterion, 7 March ]. The skyscraper and the twentieth century are synonymous; the tall building is the landmark of our age. As a structural marvel that breaks the traditional limits on mankind’s persistent ambition to build to the heavens, the skyscraper is this century’s most stunning architectural phenomenon.

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In response to: Tall Stories from the December 5, issue. To the Editors. In reviewing Ada Louise Huxtable’s new book, The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered: The Search for a Skyscraper Style [NYR, December 5], Martin Filler writes: In one of her most intriguing observations she finds the philosophy of postmodernism embodying “something somewhat nastier—a parvenu old-tie.

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The tall building artistically reconsidered: the search for a skyscraper style / Ada Louise Huxtable Pantheon Books New York Australian/Harvard Citation. Huxtable, Ada Louise. Louis H. Sullivan, “The Tall Office Building Artistically Considered.” Lippincott’s Magazine 57 (March ) ppreprinted in Inland Architect and News Record 27 (May ), pp.

; Western Architect 31 (January ), pp. ; published as “Form and Function Artistically Considered” The Craftsman 8 (July ), pp. essay, ‘The tall office building, artistically reconsidered’, as imparting graciousness to “ this sterile pile, this crude, harsh, brutal agglomeration, this stark, staring example of eternal strife ”(Sullivan,) It remains a more or less accurate description of the condition of tall.§ Ada Louise Huxtable, “The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered” (), “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Buildings” (29 May ), “A Vision of Rome Dies” (14 July ), and “How We Lost Lower Manhattan” (21 October ), in On Architecture: Collected Reflections on.