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A new history of modern architecture
Written in English
In this book, Colin Davies subjects the canonical architecture of the twentieth century to a thorough reassessment. Rather than repeating the standard wisdom, Davies questions the values and judgements that are so often the mainstay of architectural surveys, and in doing so asks: what is the importance of the style we know as Modernism.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 480-484) and index.
|LC Classifications||NA680 .D37 2017|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||500|
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As a practice we frequently give A New History of Modern Architecture as an award, or as a gift of appreciation to our architects and students as they progress on to other offices and studies.
A great book. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful.5/5(9). A New History of Modern Architecture Paperback – February 6, by Colin Davies (Author) › Visit Amazon's Colin Davies Page.
Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Colin 5/5(9). With a new definition that is more expansive than ever, this book extends the boundaries of modernism well beyond all cliches, to create a new canon.
An ambitious volume that addresses architecture of the twentieth century – and twenty-first century – worldwide/5. A New History of Modern Architecture combines a fascinating, thought-provoking and – above all – readable text with over photographs, plans and sections, this exciting new reading of modern architecture is a must for students and architecture enthusiasts alike.
A New History of Modern Architecture by Colin Davies and published by Laurence King in August is a comprehensive guide to architectural movements and influences from the beginning of the twentieth century to today, accompanied by stunning photography.
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Neben Hitchcocks Architecture: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Fourth Edition (Pelican History of Art) und Fillers Makers of Modern Architecture: From Frank Lloyd Wright to Frank Gehry (New York Review Books) ist Framptons Buch das unverzichtbare Standardwerk der englischsprachigen Litertatur zur architektonischen by: Alan Colquhoun writes a survey of modern architecture that aims to “sharpen our image” of a series of architects and styles that all attempted to represent and reflect a new era in human history while advocating for an evolution in the way people perceive and interact with their environments/5(45).
Shelves: architecture, my-must-reads, reference, history, non-fiction This book is possibly the best survey of modern architecture in print. Short, concise chapters outline the major philosophies and trends that underwrote the buildings of our times.4/5.
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Organised largely as a chronology, chapters necessarily overlap to allow for the discrete examination of key themes including typologies, movements and biographical.
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But one can always look for other photos on the Internet. I wish that I had had this book for my modern architecture classes. In terms of US architecture, as a New Yorker I concede that Chicago reigns supreme.
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Race and Modern Architecture: A Critical History from the Enlightenment to the Present University of Pittsburgh Press, Edited by Irene Cheng, Charles L. Davis II, and Mabel O. Wilson REVIEW Magdalena Milosz In recent months, the horrific death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police and the Black Lives Matter protests that [ ].The best books on Architectural History recommended by Dan Cruickshank.
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This was the first book on Modern Architecture [that I've read, at least] which actually starts in the right time period - circa /5.