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Mickey Muennig [electronic resource] : Dreams and Realizations for A Living Architecture

Author/Creator:
Muennig, Mickey.
Publication:
Newburyport : Gibbs Smith, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (263 p.)
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Subjects:
Organic architecture -- California -- Big Sur.
Local subjects:
Architecture -- Environmental aspects. (search)
Architecture -- Philosophy. (search)
Organic architecture. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This is the first monograph featuring the work of architect Mickey Muennig. Muennig is an important proponent of organic architecture, creating highly individualized structures and spaces that express the dreams and needs of his clients, while complementing the natural environment. He has designed buildings, most notably in the Big Sur area of California's Central Coast, that blend with their surroundings, incorporate passive energy features, and utilize natural materials in original ways. Maintaining a daring balance between past and future, Muennig's unique work captures the iconoclastic spi
Contents:
Foreword; Introduction; Some Thoughts About Architecture; The Architecture of Mickey Muennig; Selected Work; Foulke House, 1963; Mineral Museum, 1966; Muennig Studio, 1972; Prussin Residence, 1975; John Psyllos Residence I, 1977; John Psyllos Residence II, 1978; Muennig Residence, 1980; Michel Petrucciani Residence, 1983; Bazinet Residence, 1984; Hawthorne Residence Addition, 1985; Witt Residence, 1988; Post Ranch Inn, 1988; Hunt-Badiner Residence Remodel and Addition, 1990; Witt Studio/Guesthouse, 1992; Lihu Lake Hotels, 1993; McDade Residence, 1993; Caddell Residence Remodel, 1994
Hawthorne Gallery, 1995Barklie Henry Barn and Music Studio, 1997; Esalen Institute Baths, 1998; Pavey Residence, 1998; Scharffenberger Residence, 1998; Nusbaum Residence, 1998; Work by Mickey Muennig; Selected Publications; Acknowledgments
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Description based upon print version of record.
Contributor:
Hess, Alan Contributor
Hess, Alan Author
Greene, Herb Contributor
Weintraub, Alan Illustrator
ISBN:
1-4236-3752-6