Theory and Design in the First Machine Age / Edition 2

Theory and Design in the First Machine Age / Edition 2

by Reyner Banham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0262520583

ISBN-13: 9780262520584

Pub. Date: 07/25/1980

Publisher: MIT Press

First published in 1960, Theory and Design in the First Machine Age has become required reading in numerous courses on the history of modern architecture and is widely regarded as one of the definitive books on the modern movement. It has influenced a generation of students and critics interested in the formation of attitudes, themes, and forms which were

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First published in 1960, Theory and Design in the First Machine Age has become required reading in numerous courses on the history of modern architecture and is widely regarded as one of the definitive books on the modern movement. It has influenced a generation of students and critics interested in the formation of attitudes, themes, and forms which were characteristic of artists and architects working primarily in Europe between 1900 and 1930 under the compulsion of new technological developments in the first machine age.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262520584
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
07/25/1980
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Sales rank:
1,010,862
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction; Predisposing Causes; Academic and Rationalist Writers, 1900-1914; Italy: Futurist Manifestos and Projects, 1909-1914; Holland: The Legacy of Berlage; De Stijl, 1917-1925; Paris: The World of Art and Le Corbusier; Germany: Berlin,
The Bauhaus, the victory of the new style; Index.

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