Arthur Erickson: Critical Works is comprised of three sections, each representing a central idea to Erickson’s work. Arthur Erickson is one of modern architecture’s central figures. The third section, Compression, is made up of exploratory projects in which Erickson sets up social and physical geographies to operate as model communities and ideal landscapes, ranging from a mountaintop campus to a new conception of the urban village.

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Edité par Douglas & McIntyre / University of Washington (2006), Vancouver, Toronto and Seattle, 2006. He spent much of his childhood surrounded by the arts and taking part in them himself, often creating paintings influenced by the surroundings of the Vancouver west coast. Works and Achievements. indication of such will be noted in the book description.

xii; 192; (2). Graham Residence (1962), view from the water, Designed For Geoffrey Massey and his wife, Ruth (1955), Combining masonry and wood in Erickson’s Craig House (1967), A 14,000 sq ft residence housed on a 15-acre lot in Palo Alto, California (1986), A massive several square block Law Court Complex designed in Vancouver’s heart (1973), Original design by acclaimed Vancouver architect Francis Rattenbury in 1912, though renovated by Erickson in 1979, UBC’s main library – the Walter Koerner Library (1992), Designed currently by Nick Milkovich (with Arthur Erickson), currently in planning with the goal of being built in Calgary’s own Eau Claire, facing the Bow River in one of the cities most fought over lots (present).

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Erickson was born in Vancouver, British Columbia in 1924.

Insurance included. From incunabula to 20th Century literature, from journals of voyages to autograph letters, no book or manuscript is beyond our purview. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $23.76 . Erickson-Massey’s Catton House (1967) Designed For Geoffrey Massey and his wife, Ruth (1955) Combining masonry and wood in Erickson’s Craig House (1967) A 14,000 sq ft residence housed on a 15-acre lot in Palo Alto, California (1986) Commercial Projects. “The chief aim of this exhibition is to recreate the visceral experience generated when entering one of Erickson’s buildings,” said Olsberg.

Arthur Erickson is one of modern architecture’s central figures. From Simon Fraser University, which first brought him international recognition in 1963, to more recent design projects, the exhibition explores Erickson’s ideas of landscape, public space and social value that have made him one of Canada’s preeminent architects. Arthur Erickson: Critical Works Olsberg, Nicholas; Castro, Ricardo L. 0 ratings by Goodreads. The second section, titled Affinity, explores how Erickson has added to the urban fabric, while varying and intensifying the visual and physical experience of moving through a city’s geography.

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We are thrilled to share the achievements of this British Columbian, whose reputation is global and contribution to the field of modern architecture is historic.”. Bound in white cloth with lettering stamped on front cover and spine. During his youth, he became closely connected to members of Vancouver’s artistic community, including Group of Seven painter Lawren Harris and artist/architect B.C.

Graham Residence (1962), view from the water. Works and Achievements. Beginning May 27, 2006, the Vancouver Art Gallery will celebrate his legacy with the landmark career retrospective Arthur Erickson: Critical Works. Arthur Erickson was accompanied to Ottawa by Cheryl Cooper, the founding director of the Arthur Erickson Conservancy.