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Weston, Richard 1953-

Overview
Works: 70 works in 369 publications in 7 languages and 5,999 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Designs and plans  Exhibition catalogs  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Author, Creator, Author of introduction, Editor, zxx
Classifications: NA200, 720.9
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Most widely held works by Richard Weston
100 ideas that changed architecture by Richard Weston( Book )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This inspiring book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped architecture. Entertaining and intelligent, it provides a concise history of the subject, and is also a fascinating resource to dip into. Arranged in a broadly chronological order to show the development of architecture, the ideas that comprise the book include innovative and influential concepts, technologies, techniques and movements. Each idea is presented through interesting text and arresting visuals, and explores when the idea first evolved and the subsequent impact it has had up to the present day. -- Book Description
Modernism by Richard Weston( Book )

21 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Weston shows the way in which Modernist ideas grew out of 19th century needs to affect all areas of art and design in the 20th century, but especially in architecture and design
Materials, form and architecture by Richard Weston( Book )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A detailed and timely look at the importance of materials in architecture, focusing particularly on modern and contemporary buildings
Alvar Aalto by Richard Weston( Book )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Key buildings of the 20th century : plans, sections and elevations by Richard Weston( Book )

16 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the first time, a student can now find all the key plans in one place. Featuring more than 100 of the most significant and influential buildings of the twentieth century, this book includes both classic works by such seminal architects as Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies van der Rohe and Alvar Aalto, as well as those by more recent masters, such as Norman Foster. Frank Gehry and Rem Koolhaas. For each of the buildings included there are numerous, accurate scale plans showing each floor, together with elevations, sections and site plans where appropriate. All of these have been specially commissioned for the book and are based on the most up-to-date information and sources. There is also a concise text explaining the significant architectural features of the building and the influences it shows or generated, together with full-colour images. Cross-references to other buildings in the book highlight the various connections between these key structures
The house in the twentieth-century by Richard Weston( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The House in the Twentieth Century describes the history of the modern house, covering all the key design examples together with many others that are less well-known but equally important in an architectural sense
Key buildings of the twentieth century : plans, sections, and elevations by Richard Weston( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CD-ROM contains: files for all of the plans, sections and elevations included in the book
Villa Mairea, Alvar Aalto by Richard Weston( Book )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twentieth-century residential architecture by Richard Weston( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Town Hall, Säynätsalo : Alvar Aalto by Richard Weston( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visit to the United States and Canada in 1833 with the view of settling in America. Including a voyage to and from New York by Richard Weston( Book )

20 editions published between 1836 and 1983 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plans, sections and elevations : key buildings of the twentieth century by Richard Weston( Book )

15 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring more than 100 of the most significant and influential buildings of the twentieth century, this book includes both classic works by seminal architects such as Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd and Alvar Aalto as well as the more recent works of Norman Foster, Frank Gehry, Rem Koolhaas and others
The complete architecture handbook : from the first civilizations to the present day by Patrick Nuttgens( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete handbook of architecture : from the first civilizations to the present day by Patrick Nuttgens( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utzon : inspiration, vision, architecture by Richard Weston( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fragments of wilderness city : [the work of Bryan Avery] by Richard Weston( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avery Associates Architects have worked in close collaboration with a diverse range of clients, including universities, commercial developers, government organisations, and charitable trusts. Fragments of Wilderness City presents perspectives from academics and architecture historians, exploring projects in India and the Middle East; major cultural commissions such as the IMAX cinemas in London and Dubai, the National Film Theatre, the Museum of the Moving Image, London Transport Museum, and the Royal Academy of the Dramatic Arts' headquarters in Bloomsbury, London; masterplanning work for Oxford Street in London, The Horniman Museum, and the Avenue of the Emirates in Abu Dhabi. Alongside profiles of their innovative work in product design and within the workplace is an essay by director Bryan Avery, providing insights into his notion of the sustainable 'wilderness city'. This manifesto sets out a vision of an accountable architectural and planning approach to the contemporary city, situated in a natural landscape and taking on board references to both the walled cities of the medieval period and the self-contained urban environments of the twentieth century 'new towns'. Fully illustrated with photographs, plans, and technical and conceptual drawings, this volume will appeal to all those interested in architectural innovation at every scale, from planning to design to sustainable developments
Bennetts Associates : four commentaries by Bennetts Associates (Equip d'arquitectes)( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since its foundation in 1987, Bennetts Associates has won numerous awards for its work and has established itself in the UK as one of the leading architecture practices of its generation. This is the first book to examine the firm's ethos and the themes behind its buildings. Four aspects of Bennetts Associates work are considered in depth-Perception, Form, Construction and Process-drawing on over 30 built projects in detail, as well as many others in various stages of design and construction. These projects, include Hampstead Theatre, the Wessex Water Headquarters, Brighton Central Library and the New Street Square development in the City of London
Alvar Aalto by Richard Weston( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om den finske arkitekt Alvar Aalto (1898-1976)
Richard Murphy Architects : ten years of practice by Richard Weston( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 bâtiments majeurs du XXe siècle plans, coupes et élévations by Richard Weston( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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100 ideas that changed architecture
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Languages
English (229)

French (11)

Spanish (11)

Chinese (5)

German (2)

Italian (2)

Dutch (2)

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ModernismMaterials, form and architectureAlvar AaltoKey buildings of the 20th century : plans, sections and elevationsThe house in the twentieth-centuryKey buildings of the twentieth century : plans, sections, and elevationsVilla Mairea, Alvar AaltoTwentieth-century residential architecture