Published by Monacelli Press, 2003. First American edition. Hardcover, cloth. 188pp. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket.
‘The City, Seen As a Garden of Ideas is a survey of Cook’s career-long project to reinvigorate the city as we know it. A series of meditations on contemporary urban conditions in cities as diverse as Tokyo, Edinburgh, and Santa Monica, this volume also functions as an informal memoir, at once lyrical and trenchant, in which Cook reveals the influences and motivations behind his seminal works and recent projects’