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Sparano + Mooney Architecture
A Way of Working
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Edited by: Michael Webb
Texts by: Thomas Carter, Hikmet Sidney Loe, Anne Mooney, John Sparano, Michael Webb
Graphic Design: Studio Michael Aberman
English
June 2022 , 264 Pages , 465 Ills.
Raw-cut Hardcover
308mm x 220mm
ISBN: 978-3-7757-5058-5
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| Architecture as a Dialogue between Concept and Place
The American architectural firm of Sparano + Mooney in Salt Lake City, Utah and Los Angeles, CA, stands for sustainable and innovative buildings that are harmoniously embedded in spectacular mountain landscapes. In this volume, architectural critic Michael Webb presents ten projects with the aid of photographs, drawings, sketches and texts, visualizing the process by which architectural ideas are conceived and realized. The architects respond in their plans to the overwhelming natural surroundings with restrained forms and the innovative detailing of materials. The firm's models, sketches, conceptual drafts and fully executed buildings offer a thoughtful perspective on developing architecture that thrives on the relationship between concept and place. Accompanying essays relate the buildings to their regional contexts and also highlight analogies to Land Art.

MICHAEL WEBB is a Los Angeles-based British author who has written more than twenty books on architecture and design. He was named an honorary member of the American Institute of Architects and made a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for his services to French culture.
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