A Vision of Place: The Work of Curtis & Windham Architects by William Curtis,Russell Windham,Stephen Fox,Sam White

By William Curtis,Russell Windham,Stephen Fox,Sam White

Since the beginnings in their architectural perform in 1992, William Curtis and Russell Windham have devoted their paintings to the primary that classical structure, in its top feel, should still include an analogous rigor, a similar recognition to atmosphere, and an analogous considerate method of layout concept that fuels the main forward-looking kinds and movements.

during this graciously appointed booklet, Curtis and Windham think about greater than twenty years of the perform of classical modern structure, supplying an expansive view of eighteen consultant projects.

establishing with a contextualizing advent via esteemed architectural historian Stephen Fox, A imaginative and prescient of Place records the authors’ quiet statement that conscientiously thought of paintings played alongside conventional traces should be, in its personal method, groundbreaking. Curtis and Windham reveal the flexibility of classical beliefs and techniques for instilling a modern resonance of place.

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