Philip Johnson – The Architect in His Own Words (Rizzoli, 1994) contains interviews and conversations with the so-called “dean of American architecture”. The book has been compiled by Hilary Lewis and John O’Connor.
Philip Johnson is often called the dean of American architecture. He is, in fact, an international figurehead for several genwrations of architects, a role he assumed in 1932 with his landmark show at The Museum of Modern Art and book on modernism, The International Style. in his writing and design, Johnson has since continued to divine and forge. new directions in architecture. No style is recognized until Philip Johnson has named and produced it (…) With lavish illustrations of Johnson’s work, these relaxed and intimate conversations will engage both newcomers and experts alike in Johnson’s extraordinary architecture.
– Hilary Lewis and John O’Connor, Philip Johnson – The Architect in His Own Words (Rizzoli, 1994), excerpt from the book description
The text is in English. The book is lavishly illustrated with architectural photographs and drawings.
Our copy in stock is in good condition. The pages are clean, no markings except for the pencil inscription on the first flyleaf. The binding is fine. The dust jacket shows only some minor signs of shelf wear.