Modern Architecture (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
288
Utgivningsdatum
2002-04-01
Upplaga
illustrated ed
Förlag
OUP Oxford
Illustratör/Fotograf
Numerous colour Halftones and Line Drawings
Illustrationer
col.halftones, line drawings
Dimensioner
239 x 168 x 17 mm
Vikt
520 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780192842268
Modern Architecture (häftad)

Modern Architecture

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Häftad,  Engelska, 2002-04-01
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This new account of international modernism explores the complex motivations behind this revolutionary movement and assesses its triumphs and failures. The work of the main architects of the movement such as Frank Lloyd Wright, Adolf Loos, Le Corbusier, and Mies van der Rohe is re-examined shedding new light on their roles as acknowledged masters.

Alan Colquhoun explores the evolution of the movement fron Art Nouveau in the 1890s to the megastructures of the 1960s, revealing the often contradictory demands of form, function, social engagement, modernity and tradition.
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  • Collected Essays in Architectural Criticism

    Alan Colquhoun, Kenneth Frampton

    Born in 1921, Colquhoun graduated from the Architectural Association in 1949. Currently Professor Emeritus of Architecture at Princeton University, he has taught at the AA, Cornell University and University College Dublin, among many other schools...

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Building Design The elegance of Colquhoun's writing, reinforced witha full apparatus of notes and bibliography and supported by well-chosen illustrations, makes the book something of a bargain.

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<br>Alan Colquhoun is Professor Emeritus in the School of Architecture at Princeton University. His other publications include 'Essays in Architecture: Modern Architecture and Historical Change' and 'Modernity and the Classical Tradition: Architectural Essays 1980-1987'.<br>

Innehållsförteckning

1. Art Nouveau 1890-1910; 2. Organicism versus Classicism: Chicago 1890-1910; 3. Culture and Industry: Germany 1907-14; 4. 'The Urn and the Chamberpot': Adolf Loos 1900-30; 5. Expressionism and Futurism; 6. The Avant-Gardes in Holland and Russia; 7. Return to Order: Le Corbusier and Modern Architecture in France 1920-35; 8. Weimar Germany: the Dialectic of the Modern 1920-33; 9. From Rationalism to Revisionism: Architecture in Italy 1920-65; 10. Neoclassicism, Organicism and the Welfare State: Architecture in Scandinavia 1910-65; 11. From Le Corbusier to Megastructures: Urban Visions 1930-65; 12. Pax Americana: Architecture in America 1945-65; Notes; Timeline; Further Reading; List of Illustrations; Index