The Seagram Building by Ezra Stoller

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The Seagram Building by Ezra Stoller
Introduction by Franz Schulze


12mo. pp. 87. profusely illustrated. hardcover cloth. dw. (some minor shelf wear along top edge of dust wrapper, otherwise new). Cambridge: Princeton Architectural Press, 1999.

ISBN-10: 1568982011 / ISBN-13: 9781568982014

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From the Princeton Architectural Press Building Blocks Series.

Featuring the architectural masterpiece The Seagram Building in New York by Mies van der Rohe, photographed by Ezra Stoller.

These new titles in the Building Blocks series showcase four more icons of modern architecture, as portrayed by renowned architectural photographer Ezra Stoller. Two buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright, Fallingwater and Taliesin West, Louis Kahn's Salk Institute, and Mies van der Rohe's Seagram Building are shown in original condition, with original furnishings, as the architects intended them to be seen. Wright's integration of architecture and landscape, Kahn's dramatic yet humane monumentality, and Mies's austere elegance are revealed and preserved in Stoller's classic compositions. Small, elegant, and affordable, each volume presents the photo-graphs that made these structures famous. With 60 rich duotone plates (and 16 color plates for Taliesin West), a brief introduction, and newly drawn plans, sections, and elevations, these books constitute the essential photographic histories of the most important works of modernism.