Month: March 2017

15 Mar

Royal Institute of British Architects and University of London to publish Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture, 21st Edition

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I was recently contacted by the Royal Institute of British Architects. They are partnering with the University of London to produce the 21st edition of “Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture”. As described in RIBA’s press release, “Sir Banister Fletcher’s A History of Architecture is the world’s acknowledged classic work of architectural history reference. Since the first edition was published in 1896, it has been declared the ‘Book of the Century’ by the American Institute of Architects and has become essential reading for generations of architects and students. This tradition continues today, with the 21st Edition set to provide the most comprehensive global history of architecture available in any form.”

 

I am pleased and excited to announce that one of my photographs of Bruno Taut’s Kyu Hyuga Villa has been selected for the 21st edition published by Bloomsbury Publishing. Also included will be Italian architect Marco Capitanio’s section drawing of the villa shown below. For details on the 21st edition, view RIBA’s press release here. Publication is set for 2018.

 

Look for the exhibition and symposium with Marco Capitanio, “West of Japan, East of Europe” to open in Tokyo, Japan in April, Suzhou, China, and Milan, Italy in the fall of 2017.

 

Other links to explore if interested:

RIBA’s website
Bloomsbury Publishing
University of London

01 Mar

Dodge Mountain Shoot

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Donald Pendleton at Legacy Properties in Camden, Maine contacted me to photograph a listing in Rockland recently. A gorgeous home on Dodge Mountain overlooking Penobscot Bay. Originally known as the Bird Cottage, this magnificent home has been lovingly restored and renovated with beautiful woodwork throughout. A great space for any occasion from dinner parties to champagne brunches.