The Emergence of Modern Architecture
A Documentary History, from 1000 to 1810
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Emergence of Modern Architecture by Liane Lefaivre
Book DescriptionA cognitive history of the emergence of modern architecture. Cutting across disciplinarian and institutional divisions as we know them today, this book reconstructs developments within the framework of a cognitive history of the past. Modern is here taken to mean the radical re-thinking of architecture from the end of the tenth century in Europe to the end of the eighteenth century. Among the key debates that mark the period are those that oppose tradition to innovation, canon to discovery, geometrical formality to natural picturesqueness, the functional to the hedonistic.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415260251
(246mm x 174mm x 32mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Liane Lefaivre
Architecture of Regionalism in the Age of Globalization, Hardback (November 2011)
The definitive introductory book on the theory and history of regionalist architecture in the context of globalisation, this text addresses issues of identity, community, and sustainability along with a selection of the most outstanding examples of design from all over the world.
Santiago Calatrava, Hardback (April 2009)
Offers a series of short monographs which deal with various aspects of the master's personality: works, constructed or otherwise, primary written sources, critiques and photographic interpretations. This title provides a comprehensive overview targeted at those interested in learning about architecture including students, professionals.
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