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Architecture of regionalism in the age of globalization : peaks and valleys in the flat world

Author: Liane Lefaivre; Alexander Tzonis
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
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The definitive introductory book on the theory and history of regionalist architecture in the context of globalization, this text addresses issues of identity, community, and sustainability along with a selection of the most outstanding examples of design from all over the world. Alex Tzonis and Liane Lefaivre give a readable, vivid, scholarly account of this major conflict as it relates to the design of the  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Liane Lefaivre; Alexander Tzonis
ISBN: 9780415575782 0415575788 9780415575799 0415575796
OCLC Number: 491889292
Description: x, 221 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction. The end of geography? --
The regional and the classical imperial --
The first regionalist building-manifesto --
A flat archipelago of garden-villas --
"Consult the genius of the place in all" --
From the decorated farm to the rise of patriotic regionalism --
From regions to nation --
Gothic communalism and nationalist regionalism --
Homelands, world-fairs, living-spaces, and the regional cottage --
International style versus regionalism --
Regionalism rising --
Regionalism redefined --
Regionalism now.
Other Titles: Peaks and valleys in the flat world
Responsibility: Liane Lefaivre and Alexander Tzonis.
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