Style-Architecture and Building-Art: Transformations of Architecture in the Nineteenth Century and Its Present Condition

Style-Architecture and Building-Art: Transformations of Architecture in the Nineteenth Century and Its Present Condition

by Hermann Muthesius
     
 

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Muthesius's critical and highly opinionated text is the first serious effort to define the lineaments of early Modernism.

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Muthesius's critical and highly opinionated text is the first serious effort to define the lineaments of early Modernism.

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The first English translation of German architect Muthesius' (1861-1927) manifesto calling for realism and simplicity, Stilarchitektur und Baukunst (1902), based on the first edition but noting additions, deletions, and variations in the second. His fight for reform in architecture was the inspiration for the formation of the Werkbund. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780892362837
Publisher:
The Getty Center For The History Of Art
Publication date:
07/28/1996
Series:
Texts and Documents Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 10.25(h) x 0.50(d)

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