Agrest and Gandelsonas Works

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Princeton Architectural Press, 1995 - Architectural practice, International - 303 pages
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Documents some 40 of the architects' urban projects, interiors, and theoretical projects with plans, renderings, and color photos and sketches. Includes interviews with the architects, biographies, and essays on architectural issues
 

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Contents

REFICURING THE PLACE OF ARCHITECTURE
7
DOUBLE INTERVIEW
19
LESECHELLES House for a Musician Mallorca Spain Diana Agrest
32
BUILDINCASCLASSIFIER Preliminary drawings for a building that classifies human bodies according to physical and psychological characteristics ...
38
DESIGN AS READING Roosevelt Island New York City
42
HOUSING IN PARIS Programme Architecture Nouvelle
50
ARCHITECTURE AS M ISEENSEQU ENCE La Villette Paris France
56
DOORS Summer House for Two Lawyers Punta del Este Uruguay
64
URBAN FRAG M ENTS Building 3 Buenos Aires Argentina
102
TYPOLOGICAL MORPHING Park Square Boston Massachusetts Diana Agrest
106
URBAN FRAGMENTS Building 5 Buenos Aires Argentina
112
HOUSE FOR TWO PSYCHOANALYSTS Buenos Aires Argentina
118
MANHATTAN ADDITION 1 Upper East Side Historic District New York City
122
MAN HATTAN ADDITION 2 Upper East Side Historic District New York City
128
A CRITICAL READING OF THE URBAN TEXT Les Halles Paris France Mario Gandelsonas
132
VARIATIONS ON A THEME Office Building New York City
138

ARCHITECTURE BETWEEN MEMORY AND AMNESIA Suburban Center on the Mississippi Minneapolis Minnesota
72
URBAN FRAGMENTS Building l Buenos Aires Argentina
82
URBAN FRAGMENTS Building 2 Buenos Aires Argentina
96
THE FORM OF THE PICTURESQUE House in Ceorgica Easthampton New York
142
MONUMENTALITY WITHIN AND WITHOUT THE CITY
148
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Diana Agrest practices architecture in New York City. She teaches at The Cooper Union and at Columbia University.

Mario Gandelsonas is a Professor at Yale University and principal with Diana Agrest of A&G in New York. As a Fellow of the Chicago Institute of Architecture and Urbanism he has extended his studies on the American grid to the generating potential of his drawings in the development of a master plan for the city of Des Moines, Iowa.

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