GIO PONTI by TASCHEN Books
Architect, magazine editor, artist, academic: Gio Ponti’s multifaceted oeuvre blurred boundaries across creative disciplines and lead the evolution of modern design in Italy. Filled with archival images, a timeline, and map of his Milanese buildings, this dedicated introduction traces Ponti’s most celebrated works and provides an extensive overview of the master designer’s sublime career.
The author Graziella Roccella lives in Turin where she works as freelance architect and assistant professor in architectural design. She has published various essays and given lectures on contemporary architecture and theories of architectural research. As an architect she works in the field of interior design and residential buildings with a special regard to sustainable architecture.
Hardcover, 8.2 x 10.2 in, 0.57 kg, 96 pages
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