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Health, Fitness and Dieting The Springboard in the Pond: An Intimate History of the Swimming Pool (Graham Foundation / MIT Press Series in Contemporary Architectural Discourse) ISBN-10 0262220598, ISBN-13 978-0262220
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The Springboard in the Pond: An Intimate History of the Swimming Pool (Graham Foundation / MIT Press Series in Contemporary Architectural Discourse)

Although others have written eloquently on the relationship of water to built form, until now no one has investigated the swimming pool as a quintessentially modern and American space, reflecting America's infatuation with hygiene, skin, and recreation. In The Springboard in the Pond, Thomas van Leeuwen looks at a familiar hole—the domestic swimming pool—and discovers an icon indispensable to the reading of twentieth-century modernism.At one leve...

By Thomas A. P. van Leeuwen
Series: Graham Foundation / MIT Press Series in Contemporary Architectural Discourse
Hardcover: 321 pages
Publisher: The MIT Press; First Edition edition (December 11, 1998)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0262220598
ISBN-13: 978-0262220590
Product Dimensions: 10.5 x 1 x 10.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 2955306
Format: PDF Text TXT book

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My good friend is a pool boy but also is really into architecture! I got it for his birthday as a coffee table book. He loved it and is a great conversation starter!

Although others have written eloquently on the relationship of water to built form, until now no one has investigated the swimming pool as a quintessentially modern and American space, reflecting America's infatuation with hygiene, skin, and recreation. In The Springboard in the Pond, Thomas van Leeuwen looks at a familiar hole—the domestic swimming pool—and discovers an icon indispensable to the reading of twentieth-century modernism.At one leve...
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