The Photography of Architecture by Akiko Busch (Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1987) discusses the role that photography has in promoting new buildings and defining our understanding of architecture. The book includes spectacular black-and-white photographs by twelve leading architectural photographers of the 2oth century such as Ezra Stoller, Wolfgang Hoyt, Peter Aaron, Norman McGrath, Julius Schulman, Steve Rosenthal, Bill Hedrich, Tim Street-Porter, and Judith Turner. Akita Busch’s analysis of their work discusses their philosophies, approaches, methods and backgrounds. Simultaneously, the book presents a concise history of the development of architectural photography as an art and practice of its own right. The text is in English.
Our copy of The Photography of Architecture in stock is in good condition. The binding is fine and the pages are clean, except for the back flyleaf that has some coffee stains. The dust jacket shows signs of wear and has some small tears. The front flyleaf has the previous owner’s stamp and an inscription.