Architourism: Authentic, Escapist, Exotic, Spectacular

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Joan Ockman, Salomon Frausto
Prestel, 2005 - Architecture - 191 pages
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"Architectural monuments from Mont Saint Michel and the Alhambra to the Taj Mahal have long served as tourist attractions. So what's new about the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, the Blur Building, the JVC Center in Guadalajara, and other sites designed to entice visitors? Over 30 international architects, artists, and critics offer their interpretations of a phenomenon of our time."--BOOK JACKET.

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Joan Ockman is an architecture educator, historian, writer, and editor. Among the books she has edited are "Architecture Culture 1943--1968", "The Pragmatist Imagination", and "Out of Ground Zero".

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