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URBAN STUDIES AND THEORY

PUBLISHER
Wasmuth & Zohlen

BOOK FORMAT
Paperback, 6 x 9 in. / 304 pgs / 99 color / 64 bw.

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Catalog: FALL 2022 p. 160   

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ISBN 9783803023780 FLAT40
List Price: $45.00 CDN $63.00

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WASMUTH & ZOHLEN

Gay Architects: Silent Biographies

From 18th to 20th Century

Edited with text by Wolfgang Voigt, Uwe Bresan.

The forgotten private lives of history's most famous gay architects

Homosexuality is still a taboo subject in architectural history. When historical architectural personalities have lived outside the heterosexual norm, their private lives are readily shrouded in obscurity. As long as penal laws endured, social existence was constantly threatened, and hiding was a necessity. Defensive strategies were needed to protect themselves. To track down these outsiders of the past, historical sources must be read queerly. This volume brings together 35 portraits of gay architects from the Baroque era to the modern age in North America, Europe and Palestine, presenting surprising biographies, admirable houses and, not infrequently, intelligently designed refuges with which the protagonists protected their private lives. Featured architects include: Stanford White, Ralph Adams Cram, Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, Bruce Goff, Charles Moor, Lionel Pries, Barry Dierks, William Alexander Levy, Paul Rudolph, Horace Gifford, Luis Barragán, Geoffrey Bawa, Horace Walpole and more.


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World Architects

Ulf Meyer

Voigt and Bresan are not concerned with demonstrating a particular gay design style in the selection of illustrations in their book...The research for the book not only revealed "architects with a penchant for style, décor, elegance and surface who gratefully correspond to the gay cliché," as they put it, but also the "structive" architect, the socially committed urban planner, and others.

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