A Critical History of Contemporary Architecture: 1960-2010

1960, following because it did the final CIAM assembly, signalled a turning aspect for the fashionable stream. From then on, structure used to be encouraged by way of seminal texts via Aldo Rossi and Robert Venturi, and gave upward push to the 1st revisionary flow following Modernism. Bringing jointly major specialists within the box, this ebook presents a accomplished, serious review of the advancements in structure from 1960 to 2010. It contains elements: the 1st part offering a presentation of significant hobbies in structure after 1960, and the second one, a geographic survey that covers quite a lot of territories world wide. This publication not just displays different views of its numerous authors, but additionally charts a center path among the 'aesthetic' histories that learn structure exclusively when it comes to its formal features, and the extra 'ideological' histories that topic it to a critique that frequently skirts the dialogue of its formal elements.

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New York: Columbia Books of Architecture, Rizzoli, 1993), 200–201. 57 Ibid. 58 CIAM ’59 in Otterlo, 197. 59 Ibid. 60 Ibid. 61 Represented by such works as Colin Rowe’s Collage City (1972–78), Venturi, Scott Brown, and Izenour’s Learning from Las Vegas (1972), Rossi’s “Analogical City” (1976), Bernhard Tschumi’s “Manhattan Transcripts” (1976–81), Anthony Vidler’s “Third Typology” (1977), Leon Krier’s “Reconstruction of the City” (1978), and Rem Koolhaas’s Delirious New York (1978). M. Editions, 1988).

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373. 24 Leicester B. Holland, “The Function of Functionalism,” Architect and Engineer 126 (Aug. 1936), 25, 32. Presented at the 68th Convention of the American Institute of Architects, May 1936, and also reprinted in Octagon 8 (Jul. 1936), 3–10. , 32. 26 Ernesto Rogers, “Program: Domus, The House of Man,” Domus (Jan. 1946), reprinted in Architecture Culture, 77. 27 Robert Woods Kennedy, “Form, Function and Expression,” Journal of the American Institute of Architects 14 (Nov. 1950), 198–204. Paul Zucker, “The Paradox of Architectural Theories at the Beginning of the Modern Movement,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 10 (Oct.

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