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Author Healy, Brian (Architect)

Title Commonplaces : thinking about an American architecture / Brian Healy ; foreword by Robert McCarter
Published San Raphael, CA : ORO Editions ; New York : Distribution in North America, Distributed Art Publishers, [2008]


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Description 110 pages : illustrations (some color), plans (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents Common sense: toward an architecture both poetic and practical / Robert McCarter -- Introduction -- Open roads -- Small lodge, Saint Helena, California -- Tower at Onteora, Tannerville, New York -- Rural pool hall, Boone, North Carolina -- Vineyard residence, Saint Helena, California -- Empty sidewalks -- Beach house, Loveladies, New Jersey with Michael Ryan -- Housing prototypes, Atlantic City, New Jersey -- Summer compound, Barnegat Light, New Jersey with Michael Ryan -- Visitors' center, Buffalo, New York -- Big rooms -- Pool house, Gradyville, Pennsylvania -- Mixed-income housing, Chicago, Illinois -- Apartment building, Chicago, Illinois -- Children's chapel, Brookline, Massachusetts -- Recital hall, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island -- Small cities -- Parking garage, Boston, Massachusetts -- Arts center, Hendersonville, North Carolina -- Civic center, Lake Elsinore, California -- Urban greenway, Boston, Massachusetts
Notes "This book presents a collection of drawings, paintings, photographs, and observations tracking over twenty years of practice in a dozen states ranging from the small cities of New England and Southern California, to the open fields of Northern California and the New York Catskills, to the sidewalks and alleys of Boston and Atlantic City, to the public spaces of western North Carolina's Appalachian Hills and Chicago Near West Side." --P. facing t.p
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Healy, Brian (Architect) -- Exhibitions.
Healy, Brian (Architect)
Brian Healy Architects.
Architecture -- Philosophy.
Architecture -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Architecture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture -- United States -- History -- 21st century -- Exhibitions.
Architecture -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Author McCarter, Robert, 1955-
ISBN 0979380170