ISBN-10:
0810906058
ISBN-13:
9780810906051
Pub. Date:
10/28/2001
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Art
Twentieth-Century Architecture

Twentieth-Century Architecture

by Dennis P. Doordan

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ISBN-13: 9780810906051
Publisher: Prentice Hall Art
Publication date: 10/28/2001
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 8.34(w) x 10.32(h) x 1.14(d)

Table of Contents

I. CONFRONTING MODERNITY 1900-1940.

1. The Modern City.
Responses to the Modern City. The Emergence of the Modern Movement. Housing. Pieces of the City. Women in Architecture. Cultural Institutions. The International Style. Cinema Architecture. Rockefeller Center and the General Motors.

2. The House.
The Arts and Crafts Movement and the Prairie School. European Developments. Classicism. Modernism. American Developments. Industrialization and the Home.

3. The Architecture of Transportation and Industry.
Railroad Stations. Urban Mass Transit Systems. Automobile Service Stations. Factory Architecture. The German Experience. Bridges.

4. Architecture and Politics.
Scandinavia and the Netherlands. The "Architecture of Empire." The Soviet Union. Fascist Italy. The Third Reich. The United States.

II. THE ERA OF MODERNIST HEGEMONY 1940-1965.

5. The Triumph of Modernism.
The Industrialization of Design. New Directions. Rebuilding. Reconfiguring Capitals. Reconceptualizing the City. Housing. Skyscrapers. Strategies of Display.

6. Trends in Postwar Architecture.
Domestic Architecture. Campus Architecture. Museum Architecture. Religious Architecture. 'the Style for the Job."

III. AN ERA OFPLURALISM 1965-2000.

7. Postmodernism, Deconstructivism, and Tradition.
Renewing Modernism from Within: Housing. Silence and Light: Louis Kahn. Postmodernism. Deconstructivism. The Return of Classicism. Challenge and Adaptation. Organic Form and Craft Building.

8. Reconfiguring the City.
London. Paris. Berlin. Frankfurt am Main. Barcelona. Traditional Architecture and the Reconstruction of the European City. The New Urbanism in the United States.

9. The Present as History.
Timeline.
Bibliography.
Index.

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