The Campus Guide: University of Washington

The Campus Guide: University of Washington

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The newest titles in the Princeton Architectural Press Campus Guide series take readers on an insider's tour of the University of Washington in Seattle, Rice University in Houston, and Cranbrook in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Beautifully photographed in full color, the guides present architectural walks at three of America's finest campuses, revealing the stories behind the historic and contemporary buildings, gardens, and works of public art. The University of Washington, designed by landscape architects the Olmsted Brothers, features works by Bebb and Gould, Cesar Pelli, Edward Larrabee Barns, and Gwathmey Siegel.... Lake Washington to the east, and a€” most tellingly for lake-edge property owners, including the university a€” lowering Lake Washington by 8.8 feet. ... This is especially true of athletic facilities and Edmundson Pavilion is an early example.

Title:The Campus Guide: University of Washington
Author:Norman J. Johnston
Publisher:Princeton Architectural Press - 2001-01-01


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