Gwathmey Siegel: buildings and projects, 1982-1992

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Rizzoli, 1993 - Architecture - 336 pages
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Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects, based in New York, is one of America's most distinguished and honored architectural offices. The firm, to much acclaim, recently finished a complete restoration of and major new addition to Frank Lloyd Wright's landmark Solomon S. Guggenheim Museum in New York, and has an active practice in large-scale institutional projects including Werner Otto Hall, the Busch Reisinger Museum and Fine Arts Library addition to the Fogg Museum at Harvard University; the American Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, New York; and three buildings at Cornell University, all featured in this monograph. Among the firm's extensive production of corporate work are the International Design Center/New York showroom buildings and the Solomon Equities office building in New York; the Golf Clubhouse and the Contemporary Resort Convention Center at Walt Disney World in Orlando; the IBM Corporation office building in North Carolina; and the David Geffen Company office building in Beverly Hills.
The firm has designed corporate interiors for Knoll International, Herman Miller, D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles, and the Ronald Lauder Foundation.
This volume also features private houses and apartments in California, New York, Texas, Vermont, Switzerland, and Taiwan, as well as Gwathmey Siegel's decorative arts objects, including furniture, tableware, and floor coverings, for such companies as Swid Powell and Knoll International.

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Rizzoli's second volume on this firm's work (after Gwathmey Siegel: Buildings and Projects, 1982-1992) begins with an ambiguous statement by the firm's principals, Charles Gwathmey and Robert Siegel ... Read full review

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Peter Eisenman is the Irwin S. Chanin Professor at The Cooper Union, New York, and Louis Sullivan Professor at the University of Illinois, Chicago.

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