Book: Tradition and Invention in Architecture: Conversations and Essays

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Tradition and Invention in Architecture: Conversations and Essays

Robert A. M. Stern, dean of the Yale School of Architecture and the J.M. Hoppin Professor of Architecture

“Tradition and Invention in Architecture” brings together 26 of Robert A.M. Stern’s essays and conversations from the past five decades. Topics range from modern classicism, American housing, gardens, and New York City to the work of Norman Foster, Louis Kahn, Charles Moore, and Robert Moses. Reminders of Stern’s own broad career in architecture are found in his thoughts on his PBS television series “Pride of Place,” his discussion of the planning of Seaside and Celebration, Florida, and his view on institutional branding through architecture.

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