Process: Seattle Central Library
Lara SwimmerISBN: 097190846X;
Book DescriptionProcess: Seattle Central Library is an intimate glimpse into the creation of one of the most unique buildings in the world through the camera of architectural photographer, Lara Swimmer. With over 90 spectacular images spanning the entire32 months of construction, this book provides a tour of Seattle?s Central Library from the ground up. From the vision of principle architect, Rem Koolhaas, to the capabilities of the design and construction teams, these photographs trace the evolution of a landmark civic space. "Through Swimmer?s lens, the process of construction is an art form in itself. Myriad layers of scaffolding somehow forming a logical sequence, or scenes of workers perched at gravity-defying angles, confirm the visions of grandeur inherent in large civic projects, as well as the human investment required to make them happen." By dividing the process of construction into its core stages and components, Swimmer?s photography provides a look...
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