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Author Ellison, Mark, author.

Title Building : a carpenter's notes on life & the art of good work / Mark Ellison.

Publication Info. New York : Random House, [2023]

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Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - New Materials  92 BIOGRAPHY ELLISON    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - New Materials  B ELLISON, MARK    DUE 03-18-24
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - New Materials  BIO ELLISON    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  92 ELLISON, MAR    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  B ELLISON, M.    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - New Materials  NEW BIOG ELLISON, MARK    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Biographies  B ELLISON    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - New  B ELLISON    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - New Books  NEW BIOG ELLISON, MARK    Missing +1 HOLD
Edition First edition.
Description xxvii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary "Over the past forty years Mark Ellison has designed and constructed some of the most stunning marvels of architecture that you've never seen. He built a staircase that the famed architect Santiago Calatrava called a masterpiece. He worked on the iconic Sky House, which Interior Design named the best apartment of the decade. He's even worked on the homes of David Bowie, Robin Williams, and others whose names he cannot reveal. He is regarded by many as the best carpenter in New York. In Building, Ellison writes of the mastery that comes from doing something well for a long time, by taking you on a tour through the lofts, penthouses, and townhomes of New York's elite that he has transformed over the years-before they're camera-ready-and in a singular voice offers a window onto what he's learned about living meaningfully along the way. From staircases that would be deadly if built as designed, to algae eating snails boiled to escargot in a penthouse pond, and the deceptive complextiy of "minimalist" interior design, Building exposes the messy wiring behind the pristine walls, features, and furnishings that grace the glossy pages of Architectural Digest, revealing the overrun budgets, scrapped blueprints, and last-minute demands that characterize life in the high-stakes world of luxury construction"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Ellison, Mark.
Carpenters -- United States -- Biography.
Workmanship.
Carpenters. (OCoLC)fst00847822
Workmanship. (OCoLC)fst01180677
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Autobiographies.
Biographies.
Other Form: Online version: Ellison, Mark. Building New York : Random House, [2022] 9780593449134 (DLC) 2022022295
ISBN 9780593449127 (hardcover)
0593449126 (hardcover)
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