New PDF release: A Critical History of Contemporary Architecture: 1960-2010

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 aspect for the trendy circulation. From then on, structure was once inspired by way of seminal texts by means of Aldo Rossi and Robert Venturi, and gave upward thrust to the 1st revisionary stream following Modernism. Bringing jointly best specialists within the box, this ebook offers a entire, severe evaluation of the advancements in structure from 1960 to 2010. It involves elements: the 1st part supplying a presentation of significant events in structure after 1960, and the second one, a geographic survey that covers quite a lot of territories worldwide. This booklet not just displays the several views of its quite a few authors, but in addition charts a center direction among the 'aesthetic' histories that research structure completely when it comes to its formal elements, and the extra 'ideological' histories that topic it to a critique that regularly skirts the dialogue of its formal aspects.

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