Eccentric Spaces

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David R Godine Pub, 1977 - Architecture - 177 pages
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The subject is the human imagination--and the mysterious interplay between the imagination and the spaces it has made for itself to live in: gardens, rooms, buildings, streets, museums and maps, fictional topographies, and architectures. The book is a lesson in seeing and sensing the manifold forms created by the mind for its own pleasure.

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User Review  - Katelis Viglas - Goodreads

This is a book waving between realities and dreaming. Are included a lot of mainly architectural dreams; of Gardens, Sanctums, Cities, Museums, Streets, Monuments, Churches, Castles, Stations ... Read full review

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User Review  - Whitney - Goodreads

This book was very close to going on the "abandoned" shelf - just a few too many references I didn't get (although they were very rewarding when I did) - a little too much like name-dropping when you ... Read full review

Contents

Gardens
3
Sanctums
22
Machines
38
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About the author (1977)

Robert Harbison has lectured widely on architecture at the Museum of Modem Art in New York, the University of Toronto, Stanford University, Cornell University, and the Architectural Association, London. His previous books include "Eccentric Spaces, Deliberate Regression, "and "Pharaoh's Dream.

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