Access Rome, 9th Edition (Paperback)

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Rich with history, splendid in Renaissance beauty, brimming over with the charm embodied by her people, Rome is "The Eternal City". By transforming and adapting herself with each new epoch while steadfastly holding on to her glorious past, Rome brilliantly features the Pantheon, the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps and many more amazing sights, while showcasing some of today's best shops, restaurants and hotels in the world.

This 9th edition of ACCESS Rome will be the indispensable guide to discovering the city's every regal sight and romantic ruin.

About the Author


With the publication of his first book in 1962 at the age of 26, Richard Saul Wurman began the singular passion of his life: that of making information understandable. A holder of both M. Arch. & B. Arch. degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, he has been awarded several grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Guggenheim Fellowship, two Graham Fellowships & two Chandler Fellowships. In 1991, Richard Saul Wurman received the Kevin Lynch Award from MIT for his creation of the ACCESS travel guides. In 1994, he was named a Fellow of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland & awarded a Doctorate of Fine Arts by the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA. In 1995, he received an Honorary Doctor of Letters from Art Center College of Design & was Chairman of Graphic Design & Product/Industrial Design of the1995 Presidential Design Awards.

Richard Saul Wurman continues to be a regular consultant to major corporations in matters relating to the design & understanding of information. He is married to novelist Gloria Nagy, has 4 children & lives in Newport, Rhode Island.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0061230790
ISBN-13: 9780061230790
Published: Collins Reference, 09/01/2007
Pages: 224
Language: English


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