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Steven Holl

by Francesco Garofalo

Part of the Architecture/Design Series Series

Steven Holl Synopsis

Steven Holl is revered among architects and students for his quiet and consistent modernist buildings. His reputation among generations of students was cemented during his early tenure at Columbia University and his founding of Storefront for Art and Architecture, a gallery dedicated to the promotion of young architects in New York City. With his embrace of computer technology, Holl made a smooth transition from the 1980s into the digital design era of the 1990s. At the same time, his practice expanded globally and his housing projects in Japan opened to international acclaim. The ultramodern design of his Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art earned high praise for its revitalizing influence on Helsinki's city centre. This monograph documents Holl's career from his early houses of the 1970s to his highly successful projects of the early 2000s.

Steven Holl Press Reviews

'A handsome and affordable collection ... good photography and drawings' - Concrete Quarterly 'An excellent primer on this quiet modernist' - FX

Book Information

ISBN: 9780500284629
Publication date: 6th October 2003
Author: Francesco Garofalo
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 240 pages
Categories: Individual architects & architectural firms,

About Francesco Garofalo

Francesco Garofalo (1956-2016) was a university professor, essayist and renowned architect. He was curator of the 2008 Italian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale.

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