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A Search for Authenticity
By Avi Friedman
6 x 9 in; 192 pp; Paperback
October 2011 ISBN 9781616890384 ISBN10 161689038X
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The book is about a search for good places authentic ones and wondering about the disappearance of others. While visiting sixteen unique spots around the world, Friedman wondered what made strolling through, sitting in, dining at, or simply being there memorable. He reflected on the design of markets when he stumbled onto one at the crack of dawn in Dalian, China. He thought about the disappearance of folk art from neighborhoods when walking into a collection of life-sized sculptures in the Canadian arctic. He considered the relationship between cities and their natural environments when visiting Fargo, North Dakota, on a frigid day.
Avi Friedman began his architectural studies at the Politecnico di Milano in Italy, received his Bachelor s from the Israel Institute of Technology (first in class/cum laude), his Master s from McGill University in Montreal and his doctorate in 1987 from the UniversitE de MontrEal. In 1988 he co-founded a Housing Program, at the McGill School of Architecture, where he is a Full Professor. Avi Friedman has published extensively in both academic and trade publications. He has authored 8 books, The Grow
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