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History of modern architecture

Leonardo Benevolo

History of modern architecture

by Leonardo Benevolo

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Published by Routledge and Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English


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Statementtranslated from the Italian by H.J. Landry.
The Physical Object
Pagination2v
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13739434M

  Modern Architecture History 1. MODERN ARCHITECTURE (started during 19th century) • Inventions & discoveries • Less is more • Form follows function • Minimalism • Truthfulness of form, material & expression 2. CONTENT Introduction Technologies Material used Characteristics Architects 3. Since its first publication in , Modern Architecture Since has become established as a contemporary classic. Worldwide in scope, the book combines a clear historical outline with masterly analysis and interpretation. Throughout the book, the author's focus is on the individual architect, and on the qualities that give outstanding 4/5(1).

  The history of architecture is about as long as the history of humanity itself, and probably just as complex. The exact origin of architecture could be said to date to the Neolithic period, around 10 BC, or simply when people stopped living in caves and started handling the way they want their houses to look and feel like.   This acclaimed survey of modern architecture and its origins has become a classic since it first appeared in For this fourth edition Kenneth Frampton has added a major new chapter that explores the effects of globalization on architecture in recent years, the rise annd rise of the celebrity architect, and the way in which practices worldwide have addressed such 4/5(K).

  A history of modern Canadian architecture, from the ambitious s and s to the current era of ruthless efficiency Alex Bozikovic Architecture Critic Published Novem Updated.   Modern architecture became a dominant architectural style after the Second World war, and remained at the top for several decades. As with other modern movements in literature, art, and music, modern architecture is believed to come from the Enlightenment and new technological abilities developed out of the Industrial : Maggie Larkin.


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