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Book review: The architectural eye candy of Robert A.M. Stern

Architect's latest coffee-table tome 'City Living' showcases a rare and first-rate body of work
By James Gardner | March 29, 2016 04:30PM

CITY-LIVING-282x416From the March issue: By now, most New Yorkers with any interest in real estate or architecture have an intuitive sense of just how active Robert A. M. Stern Architects has been in the city over the past decade and a half. And there is no question that all of that activity has been to the great benefit of our skyline.

But it takes a book like “City Living,” sumptuously published in January by the Monacelli Press, to remind us of the variety and quality that characterize the firm’s work. This oversized 360-page tome runs through 15 projects completed by the firm as well as 16 more that are in the works, providing a brief discussion of each. [more]