Architecture and Utopia by Manfredo Tafuri
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Architecture and Utopia
By Manfredo Tafuri

Architecture and Utopia

Design and Capitalist Development

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Architecture and Utopia by Manfredo Tafuri

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Written from a neo-Marxist point of view by a prominent Italian architectural historian, Architecture and Utopia leads the reader beyond architectural form into a broader understanding of the relation of architecture to society and the architect to the workforce and the marketplace. It discusses the Garden Cities movement and the suburban developments it generated, the German-Russian architectural experiments of the 1920s, the place of the avant-garde in the plastic arts, and the uses and pitfalls of seismological approaches to architecture, and assesses the prospects of socialist alternatives.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780262700207
ISBN-10: 0262700204
Format: Paperback
(178mm x 114mm x 12mm)
Pages: 196
Imprint: MIT Press
Publisher: MIT Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1976
Country of Publication: United States

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