Architects in competition. International architectural competitions of the last 200 years. With essays by Dennis Sharp and Kenneth Frampton.
London & New York, Thames and Hudson 1988.
Folio. 219+(1)pp, colour & b+w photo text ills throughout. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his booklabel.
A well-illustrated and interesting survey of the greatest architectural competitions of recent history. Among the projects featured are the White House, the Houses of Parliament, the Eiffel Tower, the Peace Palace at the Hague, Sydney Opera House and the Centre Pompidou, with histories of the competitions and illustrations of both winning and rejected designs.