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The Resource Modern architecture since 1900, William J.R. Curtis

Modern architecture since 1900, William J.R. Curtis

Label
Modern architecture since 1900
Title
Modern architecture since 1900
Statement of responsibility
William J.R. Curtis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Curtis, William J. R
Dewey number
724.91
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA680
LC item number
.C87 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Architecture, Modern
Label
Modern architecture since 1900, William J.R. Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 693-719) and index
Contents
The idea of a modern architecture in the nineteenth century -- Industrialization and the city: the skyscraper as type and symbol -- The search for new forms and the problem of ornament -- Rationalism, the engineering tradition and reinforced concrete -- Arts and crafts ideals in Britain and the U.S.A. -- Responses to mechanization: the Deutscher Werkbund and futurism -- The architectural system of Frank Lloyd Wright -- National myths and classical transformations -- Cubism, de Stijl and new conceptions of space -- Le Corbusier's quest for ideal form -- Walter Gropius, German expressionism and the Bauhaus -- Architecture and revolution in Russia -- Skyscraper and suburb: the U.S.A. between the wars -- The ideal community: alternatives to the industrial city -- The international style, the individual talent and the myth of functionalism -- The image and idea of Le Corbusier's Villa savoye at Poissy -- The continuity of older traditions -- Nature and the machine: Mies Van Der Rohe, Wright and Le Corbusier in the 1930s -- The spread of modern architecture to Britain and Scandinavia -- Totalitarian critiques of the modern movement -- International, national, regional: the diversity of a new tradition -- Modern architecture in the U.S.A.: immigration and consolidation -- Form and meaning in the late works of Le Corbusier -- The Unité d'habitation at Marseilles as a collective housing prototype -- Alvar Aalto and Scandinavian developments -- Disjunctions and continuities in the Europe of the 1950s -- The process of absorption: Latin America, Australia, Japan -- On monuments and monumentality: Louis I. Kahn -- Architecture and anti-architecture in Britain -- Extension and critique in the 1960s -- Modernity, tradition and identity in the developing world -- Pluralism in the 1970s -- Modern architecture and memory: new perceptions of the past -- The universal and the local: landscape, climate and culture -- Technology, abstraction and ideas of nature
Control code
ocm35335295
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
3rd ed., Rev., expanded, and redesigned.
Extent
736 p.
Isbn
9780714833569
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97112837
Other control number
780714835242
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)35335295
Label
Modern architecture since 1900, William J.R. Curtis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 693-719) and index
Contents
The idea of a modern architecture in the nineteenth century -- Industrialization and the city: the skyscraper as type and symbol -- The search for new forms and the problem of ornament -- Rationalism, the engineering tradition and reinforced concrete -- Arts and crafts ideals in Britain and the U.S.A. -- Responses to mechanization: the Deutscher Werkbund and futurism -- The architectural system of Frank Lloyd Wright -- National myths and classical transformations -- Cubism, de Stijl and new conceptions of space -- Le Corbusier's quest for ideal form -- Walter Gropius, German expressionism and the Bauhaus -- Architecture and revolution in Russia -- Skyscraper and suburb: the U.S.A. between the wars -- The ideal community: alternatives to the industrial city -- The international style, the individual talent and the myth of functionalism -- The image and idea of Le Corbusier's Villa savoye at Poissy -- The continuity of older traditions -- Nature and the machine: Mies Van Der Rohe, Wright and Le Corbusier in the 1930s -- The spread of modern architecture to Britain and Scandinavia -- Totalitarian critiques of the modern movement -- International, national, regional: the diversity of a new tradition -- Modern architecture in the U.S.A.: immigration and consolidation -- Form and meaning in the late works of Le Corbusier -- The Unité d'habitation at Marseilles as a collective housing prototype -- Alvar Aalto and Scandinavian developments -- Disjunctions and continuities in the Europe of the 1950s -- The process of absorption: Latin America, Australia, Japan -- On monuments and monumentality: Louis I. Kahn -- Architecture and anti-architecture in Britain -- Extension and critique in the 1960s -- Modernity, tradition and identity in the developing world -- Pluralism in the 1970s -- Modern architecture and memory: new perceptions of the past -- The universal and the local: landscape, climate and culture -- Technology, abstraction and ideas of nature
Control code
ocm35335295
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
3rd ed., Rev., expanded, and redesigned.
Extent
736 p.
Isbn
9780714833569
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97112837
Other control number
780714835242
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)35335295

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