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Very Good. This is a very good softcover copy, completely clean inside and outside, save for a small handstamp to the front endpaper and on top and bottom page edge. Spine not creased. Text in English and Italian. 56 color illustrations of watercolors done between 1970 and 1979. 77 more watercolors shown in black & white reproductions. Another section titled "Drawings, Engravings, Collages 1964-1979" also shown in b/w. A section titled, "Architectural Apprenticeship 1967-1972 has 69 studies & drawings also shown in b/w. The last section called simply "Architectural Drawings 1973-1980" shows a range of work, mostly more mature, but also simple sketches and pages from notebooks, and has 208 illustrations in b/w. Biographical note. List of lectures, seminars, debates. Written works by Scolari. Bibliography. Exhibition history. 4to, 9" high X 8.5" wide, 243 pages.
Near Fine. Book First Edition. Small square quarto, illustrated stiff wraps. 243pp. including bibliography of Scolari's written works, exhibitions, biographical note. Truly profusely illustrated in color and black and white with a rich selection of Scolari's highly imaginative explorations into theoretical architectural structures. A beautiful and provocative book. Fine fresh and tight with prior owner's very small unobtrusive name blindstamped at lower corner of ffep else fine. An excellent and very near fine copy.
Near Fine Plus. No Jacket as Issued. Exhibition Catalogue. Large 8vo. Wraps., no flaws, only the barest evidence of time/use.; italian-english parallel text.; 243pp., 56 color illustrations, 208 in b/w., introduction by francesco moschini. reference material.; if folon had studied architecture...
I just love the combination of architecure fantisy and traditional watercolour techniques that Scolari excels in IMO and like Rossi has a great understanding of colour in architecture. Like a comment I made in a review of Rossi's "Sketchbooks" I personally find the format too small to do the drawings justice but is a publishing decision I guess due to a percieved small market. A good book to stimulate hands on drawing and to get you away from the sterle computer generated image. I find these Italian publishers put out some great books on relatively unknown architects which I applaude.
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