Mark Girouard
Chatto & Windus, London, 1998, English
Nonfiction, Architecture
ISBN: 9780701162474

An in-depth look at the personal life of James “Big Jim” Stirling (1926–92), the influental British architect who helped define the architectural style of the second half of the 20th century.

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David Adjaye

James Stirling was undoubtedly one of the greatest architects of the late 20th century to emerge from the UK. His drawings offered a seminal interpretation of the understanding of space and he was a standard-bearer for establishing new ways to represent space, such as the use of the axonometric.

Mels Crouwel

During my studies I made a trip to visit all the completed buildings and sites of non-completed works by James Stirling. It was also the first time I saw Norman Foster’s work.

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