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Generating Context: The Practice of Perry Dean Rogers & Partners [Hardcover]

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Perry Dean Rogers is a long-established architectural firm based in Boston, New England. Their approach to architecture is complex, mature, and provocative. A major influence on the work of this office is their interest in context. Founded in 1923, the firm has made a name for itself with numerous buildings for educational institutions. In this volume, the most significant works of Perry Dean Rogers will be examined in six chapters, which explore different facets of their design approach. Amongst the works included are: the new Information Systems Building for Harvard University, a new library for the College of Wooster, Ohio, the renovation of two of Yale University's Colleges and a library for the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Because of their considerable experience in designing university buildings, Perry Dean Rogers have recently completed designing an entire college campus - the masterplan and the individual buildings - for the Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering in Needham, Massachusetts.

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Pages   240
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 11.44" Width: 8.86" Height: 0.84"
Weight:   2.97 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 2001
Publisher   Birkhäuser Basel
ISBN  3764364386  
ISBN13  9783764364380  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Donald Watson, FAIA, NCARB, is an architect in private practice. He is former Dean and Professor of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York (1990-2000) and former Visiting Professor at Yale School of Architecture and Chair of Yale's Master of Environmental Design Program (1970-1990). He has received the 2002 ASCA Distinguished Professor Award and a AIA Educational Honors Award (1997). His architectural work has received national and international design awards. His books include "Designing and Building a Solar House" (Garden Way, 1977), and "Climatic Building Design, " co-authored with Kenneth Labs (McGraw-Hill, 1983), recipient of the 1984 Best Book in Architecture and Planning Award from the American Publishers Association. He is editor-in-chief of "Time-Saver Standards for Building Materials and Systems" (2000) and "Time-Saver Standards for Urban Design" (2003).

Michael J. Crosbie, Ph.D. is active in architectural journalism, research, teaching, and practice. He received his Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture from Catholic University. He has previously served as technical editor for "Architecture" and "Progressive Architecture" magazines and is a former contributing editor to "Construction Specifier." He is a licensed architect and a senior associate at Steven Winter Associates, a building systems research and consulting firm in Norwalk, Connecticut, and the editor-in-chief of "Faith & Form" magazine. Dr. Crosbie has won several journalism awards. He is the author of more than a dozen books on architectural subjects and several hundred articles that have appeared in publications such as "Architectural Record, Architecture, Collier's Encyclopedia Yearbook, Construction Specifier, Fine Homebuilding, Historic Preservation, Landscape Architecture, Progressive Architecture, " and "Wiley's Encyclopedia of Architecture, Design, Engineering & Construction." He has been a visiting lecturer/critic at University of Pennsylvania; Columbia University; University of California, Berkeley; University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee; Yale School of Architecture; and the Moscow Architectural Institute and is adjunct professor of architecture at the Roger Williams University School of Architecture.

Michael J. Crosbie currently resides in Norwalk, in the state of Connecticut.

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