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Author Jencks, Charles.

Title The iconic building : the power of enigma / Charles Jencks
Edition First Frances Lincoln edition
Published London : Francis Lincoln, 2005


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Description 223 pages : color illustrations, portraits (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents Introduction: the Bilbao effect -- Judging the icon -- Iconic media wars -- Iconic dilemmas -- The challengers -- Two winnes -- Surprising conclusions
Summary Short interviews with some of the major architects are included, and a series of imaginative analytical drawings by Madelon Vriesendorp reveal some of the provocative associations that bring the buildings to life
Analysis Architecture
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Museo Guggenheim Bilbao -- Influence.
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century.
Architecture, Modern -- 21st century.
Bilbao effect
Iconic buildings, Architecture
Public architecture.
Public buildings.
Skyscrapers -- Design and construction.
Genre/Form Malapropisms.
LC no. 00002751
ISBN 0711224269
9780711224261 (hbk.)