All Over the Map Writing on Buildings and Cities

Author(s): Michael Sorkin

Architecture

Robert Hughes once described Michael Sorkin as "unique in America - - brave, principled, highly informed and fiercely funny." All Over the Map confirms all of these superlatives as Sorkin assaults "the national security city, with its architecture of manufactured fear."

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"Easily one of the best architecture critics around ... Sorkin is a flaneur with a sense of public purpose." - Chris Hall, Guardian "America's most invigorating writer on architecture. " - Observer "Sorkin is one of the most intelligent writers on architecture today. " - Library Journal "Sorkin is a formidable opponent of the banal, the ugly, the stupid and the vapidly posturing which, he argues, are all around us. " - Publishers Weekly

Michael Sorkin is an award-winning architect and Distinguished Professor of Architecture and Director of the Graduate Program in Urban Design at the City College of New York. His books include The Next Jerusalem, After the World Trade Center, Twenty Minutes in Manhattan and All Over the Map.

General Fields

  • : 9781844672202
  • : Verso Books
  • : Verso Books
  • : December 2012
  • : 210mm X 140mm X 3mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 320
  • : Paperback
  • : Michael Sorkin