The leading movements, major figures, works, and ideas that shaped the architecture of the twentieth century and the first decade of the new millennium, one of the richest and most complex periods in human history. This volume offers a 360-degree review of the architectural developments of the twentieth century, tracing the best-known groups and movements that played a significant role in the rise and evolution of modern trends in the discipline. A comprehensive study and research tool, this book is divided into chapters devoted to each individual movement, with a selection of critical essays and numerous photographs of the most important works and projects. Lastly, a brief thematic bibliography and other research tools make Archan indispensable instrument for students of architecture, design, and engineering, as well as anyone with a passion for the subject.
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About the Author
The architect and critic Luca Molinari has been associate professor of History of Contemporary Architecture at the “Luigi Vanvitelli” Faculty of Architecture, University of Naples, since 2003, and guest professor at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (China). He published different volumes in the field of architectural history and theory.