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This is Gaudi : This is... - Mollie Claypool

This is Gaudi

This is...

Hardcover Published: 1st July 2017
ISBN: 9781780679082
Number Of Pages: 80

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Antoni Gaudí has a reputation as monastic, mad, and hermetic. But the architect of many of the buildings that define Barcelona's cityscape was no mad eccentric. He was a genius inspired by his faith in nature and the divine.

Picking up the same strands of eclecticism and art nouveau current in fin de siècle European architecture, he transformed them into an idiom unique to himself and Barcelona to create a series of buildings as revolutionary in their engineering as they were astonishing for their spaces.

For Gaudí his work was his life, and this book reveals the exuberant world and groundbreaking work of this unique figure in the history of modern architecture.

About the Author

Mollie Claypool teaches at the Architectural Association and the Bartlett School of Architecture.

About the Illustrator

Christina Christoforou is a London-based illustrator and artist. She has produced work for The New York Times, Penguin Publishing, and the National Theatre of Greece, and has worked as a lecturer in communication design. Her publications include Whose Hair? (2010), This is Bacon (2013), and This is Leonardo da Vinci (2016).

ISBN: 9781780679082
ISBN-10: 1780679084
Series: This is...
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 80
Published: 1st July 2017
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 17.1  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.36

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