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Weston, Richard 1953-

Overview
Works: 68 works in 425 publications in 8 languages and 6,536 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Designs and plans  Exhibition catalogs  Biography  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Creator, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: NA1455.F53, 720.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Weston
100 ideas that changed architecture by Richard Weston( Book )

27 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 913 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 )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 719 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 )

36 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 632 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 )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Featuring more than one hundred of the most significant and influential buildings of the twentieth century, this second edition has been expanded and updated to include new buildings from the early part of the twenty-first century and work by architects who have risen to increasing international prominence. Richly illustrated with hundreds of architectural drawings and photographs, this book includes classic works by such seminal architects as Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies van der Rohe, and Alvar Aalto, as well as masterpieces by more recent masters such as Norman Foster and Frank Gehry. For each building there are numerous, accurate scale plans showing typical floors, 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 reliable information and sources. A concise text supplemented by full-color images explains the significant architectural features of each building and the influences it shows or had generated. Cross-references to other buildings in the book highlight the various connections between these key structures."--Publisher description
The house in the twentieth-century by Richard Weston( Book )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 399 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 )

8 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 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 )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twentieth-century residential architecture by Richard Weston( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architecture visionaries by Richard Weston( Book )

14 editions published in 2015 in English and French and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring 75 of the world's most influential architects, this book presents the story of 20th-century architecture through the fascinating personal stories and significant works that have shaped the field. Arranged in a broadly chronological order, the book gives the reader a sense of the impact that inventive individuals have had on the development of architecture and our built environment. Key dates in the architects' careers are listed in timeline features, thereby allowing the author freedom to move beyond well-known biographies to analyze the buildings and map out the exciting visions behind them. With insightful text describing carefully selected examples, this is a dynamic and unique guide to the architects whose visions have created the buildings around us
Plans, sections and elevations : key buildings of the twentieth century by Richard Weston( Book )

18 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 143 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
Utzon : inspiration, vision, architecture by Richard Weston( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 113 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 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avery Associates Architects have worked in close collaboration with an equally diverse range of clients, including universities, commercial developers, government organisations, and charitable trusts. This illustrated work presents perspectives from academics and architecture historians on this body of work
Bennetts Associates : four commentaries by Bennetts Associates (Firm)( Book )

9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 87 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 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schools of thought : Hampshire architecture 1974-1991 by Richard Weston( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and Spanish and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Richard Weston

Richard Weston English architect

Weston, Richard

웨스턴, 리차드 1953-

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Languages
English (269)

French (17)

Spanish (13)

Japanese (3)

Dutch (3)

German (2)

Chinese (2)

Italian (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 AaltoTown Hall, Säynätsalo : Alvar Aalto