Raymond Lifchez

Finalist, National Book Awards 1980

Raymond Lifchez is professor of architecture and city & regional planning at the University of California— Berkeley. He is the author of The Dervish Lodge: Architecture, Art, and Sufism in Ottoman Turkey, and numerous additional publications on accessible design, the social history of architecture, and architectural design pedagogy. He received a Community Service Citation from the Bay Area Book Reviewers Association for his Rethinking Architecture, and was a National Book Award Finalist for Design For Independent Living. In 1976 he received the University’s Distinguished Teaching Award; in 2002, the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Distinguished Professor Award, and in 2008, the Berkeley Citation.
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Design for Independent Living: The Environment and Physically Disabled People

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ISBN 978-0520044340 University of California Press

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Raymond Lifchez

Raymond Lifchez is professor of architecture and city & regional planning at the University of California— Berkeley. He is the author of The Dervish Lodge: Architecture, Art, and Sufism in Ottoman Turkey, and numerous additional publications on accessible design, the social history of architecture, and architectural design pedagogy. He received a Community Service Citation from the Bay Area Book Reviewers Association for his Rethinking Architecture, and was a National Book Award Finalist for Design For Independent Living. In 1976 he received the University’s Distinguished Teaching Award; in 2002, the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Distinguished Professor Award, and in 2008, the Berkeley Citation.

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