"Every building," he writes, "is a new piece of the evolving metropolis, a new layer of the ever-changing urban collage. This collective work of art forms an unflinching record of who we are and what we do.""
Why Architecture Matters
Author:"Blair Kamin"| Published on 2003-06-15 by University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226423227/0226423220 | en | 408 pages | BOOK |
For more than a decade, Pulitzer Prize-winning Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin has been writing fiery, intelligent essays on the state of contemporary architecture. His subjects range from high-rises to highways, parks to public housing, Frank Lloyd Wright to Frank Gehry. Why Architecture Matters collects the best of Kamin's acclaimed columns, offering both a look at America's foremost architectural city and a taste of Kamin's penetrating, witty style of critique.. Why Architecture Matters was ranked 25 by Google Books for keyword Architecture.