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Description - Greece by Alexander Tzonis

The picture that usually comes to mind when we think of Greek architecture is one of classical temples and ancient sites. This book takes a look at the Greece of reality rather than of the imagination - the buildings constructed since the establishment of the modern Greek state. Greece: Modern Architectures in History provides a new understanding of modern Greek history and its architecture, introducing buildings, architects, and the ideas that shaped them, from the mid-nineteenth-century neoclassical buildings for the new state to contemporary minimalist architectural works and projects of recent urban regeneration.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781861893796
ISBN-10: 1861893795
Format: Paperback
Pages: 272
Imprint: Reaktion Books
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Alexander Tzonis

Alexander Tzonis is Professor of Architecture at Tsinghua University, China, and Professor Emeritus at Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. He is the author of numerous books including Le Corbusier: The Poetics of Machine and Metaphor (2005). Alcestis P. Rodi is Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Patras, and a practising architect in Athens, Greece.

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