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Building the Getty

Richard Meier (Author)

Available worldwide

Paperback, 216 pages
ISBN: 9780520217300
September 1999
$36.95, £27.95
This book provides a fascinating history of the planning, design, and construction of the six-building Getty Center in Los Angeles, one of the great cultural complexes to be built in our time. Writing with wit and passion, Richard Meier takes us behind the scenes of the thirteen-year-long, one-billion-dollar project.
Richard Meier has received the highest honors in architecture, including the 1997 Gold Medal from the American Institute of Architects and the Pritzker Architecture Prize. His award-winning buildings include the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, the Canal + Television Headquarters in Paris, and the acclaimed Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona.

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