Lewis Mumford and American Modernism: Eutopian Theories for Architecture and Urban Planningby Robert Wojtowicz
Pub. Date: 06/28/2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Lewis Mumford and American Modernism examines the career and writings of America's leading critic of architecture and urbanism. The author of numerous books on the history of architecture, Mumford focused on the roles that technology and urbanism have played in modern civilization. Indeed, his writings have proved to be prescient, forming the basis for architecture and urban planning at a time of transition and redefinition at the end of the twentieth century.
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Table of ContentsIntroduction: the story of Mumford's Eutopia; Part I. The Education of a Critic: Part II. The Study of Architectural History: Part III. Towards an Organic Architectural Criticism: Part IV. Building the Regional City: Conclusion: Lewis Mumford, 1895–1990.
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