Claire Zimmerman reveals how photography profoundly influenced architectural design in the past century, playing an instrumental role in the evolution of modern architecture. This richly illustrated work shows, for the first time, how new ideas and new buildings arose from the interplay of photography and architecturetransforming how we see the world and how we act on it.
|Publisher:||University of Minnesota Press|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Claire Zimmerman is associate professor of architectural history at the University of Michigan. She is the author of Mies van der Rohe, 1886–1969: The Structure of Space and coeditor of Neo-avant-garde and Postmodern: Postwar Architecture in Britain and Beyond.
Table of Contents
Introduction. Beyond Visibility: Modern Architecture in the Photographic Image
I. Architecture after Photography1. Bildarchitekturen: Architectural Surface, circa 19142. Photography into Building: Mies in Barcelona3. Architectural Abstraction: The Tugendhat Photographs
II. Architects and Architectural Photographs4. Type-Photo: Architectural Photography in Germany5. Aura Deferred: Bauhausbauten Dessau6. The Future in the Present: Erscheinungsform and “The Dwelling,” 1927
III. Imageability7. Promise and Threat: American Photographs in Postwar Germany8. The Photographic Architecture of Hunstanton School9. From Photographic Surface to Image Object: James Stirling’s Postmodernism
Conclusion: Surface Divides