A Critical History of Contemporary Architecture: 1960-2010 by Elie G. Haddad,David Rifkind PDF

By Elie G. Haddad,David Rifkind

ISBN-10: 140943981X

ISBN-13: 9781409439813

ISBN-10: 1472429370

ISBN-13: 9781472429377

1960, following because it did the final CIAM assembly, signalled a turning element for the fashionable circulate. From then on, structure used to be stimulated through seminal texts via Aldo Rossi and Robert Venturi, and gave upward thrust to the 1st revisionary move following Modernism. Bringing jointly prime specialists within the box, this e-book presents a finished, serious assessment of the advancements in structure from 1960 to 2010. It includes components: the 1st part offering a presentation of significant routine in structure after 1960, and the second one, a geographic survey that covers quite a lot of territories around the globe. This booklet not just displays different views of its numerous authors, but in addition charts a center direction among the 'aesthetic' histories that research structure completely by way of its formal facets, and the extra 'ideological' histories that topic it to a critique that regularly skirts the dialogue of its formal aspects.

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