Michael Graves – Buildings and Projects 1966–1981 presents the architectural practice of Michael Graves (1934–2015), an American architect and protagonist of the Postmodernism.
The book contains thorough descriptions of Graves’ seminal designs such as the Benacerraf House from 1969, Vacation House from 1978, and the Portland Building from 1980, together with his numerous exhibition and furniture designs and artworks. There is also his essay “A case for figurative architecture” and an essay by Vincent Scully titled “Michale Graves’ allusive architecture: The problem of mass”. The book concludes with a comprehensive list of awards and a selective bibliography of interviews and writings. Michael Graves – Buildings and Projects 1966–1981 is richly illustrated with black&white and colour photographs and architectural drawings. The texts are in English.
The copy in stock is in good condition. The covers of this softcover edition show some shelf wear, and the front flyleaf has been stamped by the book’s previous owner.