The Resource Bernard Maybeck : visionary architect, text by Sally B. Woodbridge ; photography by Richard Barnes

Bernard Maybeck : visionary architect, text by Sally B. Woodbridge ; photography by Richard Barnes

Label
Bernard Maybeck : visionary architect
Title
Bernard Maybeck
Title remainder
visionary architect
Statement of responsibility
text by Sally B. Woodbridge ; photography by Richard Barnes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Gracefully written and brilliantly illustrated, this handsome new volume captures the vision, the wit, and the down-to-earth inventiveness of one of the most influential and beloved architects of the early twentieth century. Raised in Greenwich Village and trained in Paris, Maybeck spent most of his long career in northern California. An irrepressible bohemian with no desire to run a large office, he spent much of his time designing houses for friends and family, as well
  • As for other patrons so loyal that they often hired him to design more than one house. Maybeck also created two of the most beautiful buildings in all of California: the exhilarating Church of Christ, Scientist, in Berkeley, and the gloriously romantic Palace of Fine Arts, in San Francisco. This incisive overview - the first to feature color reproductions of Maybeck's exquisite interiors and exteriors - analyzes every aspect of his life and work. Not only is his
  • Architecture thoroughly discussed and illustrated but also his furniture, his lighting designs, and his innovations in fire-resistant construction. The book is also enlivened by documentary photographs, by clearly drawn plans, and by several of Maybeck's dazzling, previously unpublished visionary drawings. Bernard Maybeck is a major study of an internationally significant architect whose environmentally responsive work has much to offer today's designers and whose houses
  • Have given enormous pleasure to those fortunate enough to visit or dwell in them
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Woodbridge, Sally Byrne
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA737.M435
LC item number
W66 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maybeck, Bernard R.
  • Maybeck, Bernard
  • Maybeck, Bernard Ralph
  • Maybeck, Bernard R
  • Maybeck, Bernard Ralph
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • United States
Label
Bernard Maybeck : visionary architect, text by Sally B. Woodbridge ; photography by Richard Barnes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9780789201324
Lccn
92012633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25630281
  • (OCoLC)ocm25630281
Label
Bernard Maybeck : visionary architect, text by Sally B. Woodbridge ; photography by Richard Barnes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9780789201324
Lccn
92012633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)25630281
  • (OCoLC)ocm25630281

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