Key Contemporary Buildings: Plans, Sections, and Elevations

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W. W. Norton & Company, 2008 - Architecture - 240 pages
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Third in the series of Key books, this volume offers newly drawn plans and color photographs of a wide range of buildings by out-standing architects arranged by plan: centralized and radial plans; linear structures; terraced houses; stacked plans; orthogonal and eccentric courtyards; special cityscape responses; and infills, additions, and extensions. 
  

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Contents

Introduction
8
CENTRALIZED PLANS
14
Poli House
20
Element House
26
Lewis Glucksman Gallery
32
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
38
LINEAR STRUCTURES
44
The Penalolen Campus
50
Whale Housing
136
Caja General de Ahorros
142
Novy Dvur Monastery
148
Valley Center House
154
Diamond Ranch High School
160
Makino Museum
166
de Young Museum
172
Mauritskade Apartment Building
178

Peregrine Winery
56
St Henrys Ecumenical Art Chapel
62
EchigoMatsunoyama Museum
68
Takaharu + YuiTezuka
74
STACKED PLANS
96
Torre Agbar
102
Sendai Mediatheque
108
Seattle Library
114
Water Tower House
120
Long Island Residence
126
Teaching Pavilion
134
Town Hall Extension
184
Walsall Art Gallery
190
INFILLSI ADDITIONS AND EXTENSIONS
204
Rue des Suisses Housing
210
Morgan Library and Museum
216
Model Arts and Niland Gallery
222
Kunsthaus
228
St Catherines College
234
Foster + Partners
240
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Rob Gregory is a British architect and assistant editor of the Architectural Review.

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