The Resource Atlantis : a journey in search of beauty, Carlo Piano and Renzo Piano, (electronic resource)

Atlantis : a journey in search of beauty, Carlo Piano and Renzo Piano, (electronic resource)

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Atlantis : a journey in search of beauty
Title
Atlantis
Title remainder
a journey in search of beauty
Statement of responsibility
Carlo Piano and Renzo Piano
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
The renowned architect and his son sail from Genoa in search of Atlantis in this "intimate and insightful chronicle of exploration and revelation" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review). Renowned architect Renzo Piano-whose credits include the New Whitney Museum, the Pompidou Center,the New York Times Building, and others-and his son Carlo, a well-regarded journalist, set sail from Genoa one late summer day. They went looking for the lost city of Atlantis, which, according to legend, was built to harbor a perfect society. They sails across the Pacific, along the banks of the Thames and the Seine, reaching as far as Athens, San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, and Osaka Bay. Embarking not only on a life-changing journey but also on series of conversations that are humorous, irreverent, erudite, and always entertaining, Renzo and Carlo seek out the perfect city. Along the way, they reflect on their own relationship, on fathers and sons, on the idea of travel itself, and perhaps most notably on architecture, space, and the secret life of forms
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Piano, Carlo
Dewey number
720.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Piano, Renzo
  • Architects
  • Fathers and sons
  • Fathers and sons
  • Architectural criticism
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Atlantis : a journey in search of beauty, Carlo Piano and Renzo Piano, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609456344
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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14986185
Publisher number
MWT14986185
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Atlantis : a journey in search of beauty, Carlo Piano and Renzo Piano, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609456344
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
14986185
Publisher number
MWT14986185
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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