1 edition of The story of contemporary architecture found in the catalog.
The story of contemporary architecture
|LC Classifications||NA680 .F3813 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||156 p. :|
|Number of Pages||156|
|LC Control Number||2011534693|
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Focusing on contemporary architecture, this book gives readers the tools they need to grasp the architectural language and building forms of today’s architecture.
Part of a new, accessibly written, and generously illustrated series on architecture through the ages, this book features contemporary architecture’s most important architects and Author: Paola Favole. Focusing on contemporary architecture, this book gives readers the tools they need to grasp the architectural language and building forms of today's architecture.
Part of a new, accessibly written, and generously illustrated series on architecture through the ages, this book features contemporary architecture's most important architects and Price: £ The Story of Modern Architecture provides concise and reliable information on key cultural and historical topics About the Author Jürgen Tietz is an art historian and an expert in modern : JÜrgen Tietz.
Charles Jencks is an American architectural theorist, author and landscape architect. He has written widely on Post-Modern and Modern architecture. His bestselling book The Language of Post-Modern Architecture () popularised Post-Modernism in architecture and made him the leading author on the subject in the s and s.
With his late wife Maggie Keswick he is the Cited by: Contemporary architecture is the architecture of the 21st century. No single style is dominant; contemporary architects are working in several different styles, from postmodernism and high-tech architecture to highly conceptual and expressive forms and designs, resembling sculpture on an enormous scale.
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This book is a concise selection of twenty. buildings designed to shelter animals. While being examples of contemporary architecture they also clearly illustrate the evolution of our relationship with animals.
Man has always exploited and tamed animals, and has built simple enclosures or. more complex buildings for them. Through. structure and architecture are possible. In the ‘high tech’ architecture of the s (Fig. iv), for example, the structural elements discipline the plan and general arrangement of the building and form an important part of the visual vocabulary.
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The New Old House presents 18 private historic homes, from North America to Europe, and traces the ingenious ways architects have revitalized and refreshed them for a new generation.
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This book is deemed to be one of the prominent and important works that highlight modern architecture and has become quite a classic since the s.
It offers a modern take on several ways in which globalization has affected architecture. The Story of Architecture book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “The Story of Architecture: From Antiquity to the Present” as Want to Read: bashing post-modern architecture in general, but maybe not without reason.
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Contemporary architecture describes a style concerned with breaking with tradition, embracing unconventional building materials and creating spaces that exist in harmony with the natural world. Whether the design is for a home, office or museum, these principles guide the contemporary.
following as it did the last CIAM meeting, signalled a turning point for the Modern Movement. From then on, architecture was influenced by seminal texts by Aldo Rossi and Robert Venturi, and gave rise to the first revisionary movement following Modernism.
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