0823027732 Watson-Guptill Publications; New York, 1994. Hardcover. First edition. Near Fine, scratch mark to front board, in a Very Good, light edge wear, approx. 6" tear to front panel, Dust wrapper, A nice, clean and unmarked copy. 4to[quarto or approx. 9.5 x 12 inches], 184pp., b&w illustrations. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: One of the most powerful aspects of Louis I. Kahn's architectural space is his handling of natural light. Kahn believed that architecture began with the "making of a room," and that "a room is not a room without natural light." Throughout his career he endeavored to bring his interiors to light in the most imaginative ways. Kahn used passionate light and functional light, glaring light and indirect light, warm light and cold light, each working differently in his architecture.
This book presents the best introduction to Kahn's ideas about light in architecture. Using drawings, photographs, analytical diagrams, and critical descriptions, author Urs Buttiker investigates, in chronological order, Kahn's lighting solutions in 49 of his best-known projects. The book contains a wealth of technical details covering the entire spectrum of light modulation employed by Kahn throughout his career: the ceiling-framed window, the lookout slot, the keyhole window, many variations of brise-soleil, sliding window shutters, double space envelopes, the light cylinder, light ports, and an endless variety of skylights.
Title: Louis I. Kahn: Light and Space
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Pubns
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description Watson-Guptill Pubns, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!. Seller Inventory # S_218193156
Book Description Watson-Guptill Pubns, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 1st Edition. Hard bound in dust jacket. Dust jacket shows edge wear, otherwise in very good condition. Seller Inventory # 48858
Book Description Watson-Guptill Pubns, 1995. Condition: Good. 1st. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP107343662
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Book Description Watson-Guptill Pubns, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!. Seller Inventory # S_240704130
Book Description WatsonGuptill, 1995. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dustjacket. First Edition. ISBN 0823027732. Hardback. No statement of later printing on copyright page. No dust jacket; bound in gray boards with silver lettering on spine. Very slight wear to corners and edges; otherwise tight, sound and unmarked in Very Good to Near Fine condition. No Signature. Seller Inventory # 4206977
Book Description WatsonGuptill, 1994. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Dustjacket included. First Edition. ISBN 9780823027736. Hardback. First printing as stated. Tight, sound and unmarked in Fine condition. Dustjacket with very slight wear to corners and edges; Very Good to Near Fine condition. No Signature. Seller Inventory # 4208128
Book Description Watson-Guptill Pubns, 1995. Condition: UsedAcceptable. book. Seller Inventory # M0823027732_4
Book Description Watson-Guptill Pubns, 1995. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0823027732-2-4
Book Description Whitney Library of Design, NY, 1994. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition; First Printing. Photographs, drawings and plans; 9.70 X 8.90 X 0.90 inches; 184 pages. Seller Inventory # 39269