×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Modern Architecture: A Critical History (World of Art)
     

Modern Architecture: A Critical History (World of Art)

4.0 1
by Kenneth Frampton
 

See All Formats & Editions

This acclaimed survey of 20th-century architecture and its origins has become a classic since it first appeared in 1980. Now revised, enlarged and expanded, Kenneth Frampton brings the story up to date and adds an entirely new concluding chapter that focuses on four countries where individual talent and enlightened patronage have combined to produce a comprehensive

Overview

This acclaimed survey of 20th-century architecture and its origins has become a classic since it first appeared in 1980. Now revised, enlarged and expanded, Kenneth Frampton brings the story up to date and adds an entirely new concluding chapter that focuses on four countries where individual talent and enlightened patronage have combined to produce a comprehensive and convincing architectural culture: Finland, France, Spain and Japan. The bibliography has also been reviewed and extended, making this volume more indispensable than ever. 362 illus.

"A useful and wide-ranging work of superior architectural scholarship...marked throughout by a consistently mature critical intelligence." --Ada Louise Huxtable, New York Review of Books

"One of the most important works on modern architecture we have today." --Architectural Design

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500202579
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
05/28/1992
Series:
World of Art Series
Edition description:
Revised and Enlarged Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.95(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews

Modern Architecture: A Critical History 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Architecture as art is unmatched in it¿s grandeur. As a world traveler who has sampled many `flavors¿ of USA and European architecture, it is easy to see how each century brings fourth and impresses it¿s unique style. A good book that brings this aspect to light.