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The Resource The future of architecture, since 1889 : a worldwide history, Jean-Louis Cohen

The future of architecture, since 1889 : a worldwide history, Jean-Louis Cohen

Label
The future of architecture, since 1889 : a worldwide history
Title
The future of architecture, since 1889
Title remainder
a worldwide history
Statement of responsibility
Jean-Louis Cohen
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Offers a history that starts with the Paris Universal Exposition of 1889, and which gives a complete background by which we can understand the developments of the early twenty-first century. ... Worldwide in scope ... it clarifies the effects of events as diverse as world wars, movements in art and culture, and individual architects on the discipline
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cohen, Jean-Louis
Dewey number
724/.5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
Index
index present
LC call number
NA680
LC item number
.C588 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Architecture, Modern
  • Architecture
Label
The future of architecture, since 1889 : a worldwide history, Jean-Louis Cohen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Architecture's expanded field -- Sheds to rails: the dominion of steel -- The search for modern form -- Domestic innovation and tectonic expression -- American rediscovered, tall and wide -- The challenge of the metropolis -- New production, new aesthetic -- In search of a language: from classicism to Cubism -- The Great War and its side effects -- Expressionism in Weimar Germany and the Netherlands -- Return to order in Paris -- Dada, De Stijl, and Mies: from subversiveness to elementarism -- Architectural education in turmoil -- Architecture and revolution in Russia -- The architecture of social reform -- Internationalization, its networks and spectacles -- Futurism and Rationalism in Fascist Italy -- The spectrum of classicisms and traditionalisms -- North American modernities -- Functionalism and machine aesthetics -- Modern languages conquer the world -- Colonial experiences and new nationalism -- Architecture of a total war -- Tabula rasa to horror vacui: reconstruction and renaissance -- The fatal crisis of the Modern Movement, and the alternatives -- Le Corbusier reinvented and reinterpreted -- The shape of American hegemony -- Repression and diffusion of modernism -- Toward new utopias -- Between elitism and populism: alternative architecture -- After 1968: architecture for the city -- The postmodern season -- From regionalism to critical internationalism -- The neo-futurist optimism of high tech -- Architecture's outer boundaries -- Vanishing points
Control code
ocn950444108
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
527 pages
Isbn
9780714873190
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), plans
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o950444108
  • (OCoLC)950444108
Label
The future of architecture, since 1889 : a worldwide history, Jean-Louis Cohen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Architecture's expanded field -- Sheds to rails: the dominion of steel -- The search for modern form -- Domestic innovation and tectonic expression -- American rediscovered, tall and wide -- The challenge of the metropolis -- New production, new aesthetic -- In search of a language: from classicism to Cubism -- The Great War and its side effects -- Expressionism in Weimar Germany and the Netherlands -- Return to order in Paris -- Dada, De Stijl, and Mies: from subversiveness to elementarism -- Architectural education in turmoil -- Architecture and revolution in Russia -- The architecture of social reform -- Internationalization, its networks and spectacles -- Futurism and Rationalism in Fascist Italy -- The spectrum of classicisms and traditionalisms -- North American modernities -- Functionalism and machine aesthetics -- Modern languages conquer the world -- Colonial experiences and new nationalism -- Architecture of a total war -- Tabula rasa to horror vacui: reconstruction and renaissance -- The fatal crisis of the Modern Movement, and the alternatives -- Le Corbusier reinvented and reinterpreted -- The shape of American hegemony -- Repression and diffusion of modernism -- Toward new utopias -- Between elitism and populism: alternative architecture -- After 1968: architecture for the city -- The postmodern season -- From regionalism to critical internationalism -- The neo-futurist optimism of high tech -- Architecture's outer boundaries -- Vanishing points
Control code
ocn950444108
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
527 pages
Isbn
9780714873190
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), plans
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o950444108
  • (OCoLC)950444108

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