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Author: Russell Ferguson; Richard Koshalek; Elizabeth A T Smith; Zeynep Çelik; Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Publisher: Los Angeles : Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles & Harry N. Abrams, 1998.
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"The most comprehensive and up-to-date survey of twentieth-century architecture ever published, this volume presents a global perspective on some of the most significant works, ideas, and directions over the past one hundred years. With more than three hundred illustrations covering the major landmarks and architects of the century, it will appeal to a wide audience. Exploring cutting-edge ideas, the book also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Expositions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
At the end of the century.
Los Angeles : Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles & Harry N. Abrams, 1998
(OCoLC)737725517
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Ferguson; Richard Koshalek; Elizabeth A T Smith; Zeynep Çelik; Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.)
ISBN: 0914357557 9780914357551 0810919869 9780810919860
OCLC Number: 37955607
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Feb. 27-June 25, 2000.
Description: 336 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Re-examining architecture and its history at the end of the century / Elizabeth A.T. Smith --
Space, time, and movement / Anthony Vidler --
The exhibitionist house / Beatriz Colomina --
Internationalism versus regionalism / Hajime Yatsuka --
Cultural intersections : re-visioning architecture and the city in the twentieth century / Zeynep C̦elik --
Urban architecture and the crisis of the modern metropolis / Jean-Louis Cohen --
Latin America : the places of the "other" / Jorge Francisco Liernur.
Responsibility: organized by Richard Koshalek and Elizabeth A.T. Smith ; edited by Russell Ferguson with essays by Zeynep Celik [and others].

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"The most comprehensive and up-to-date survey of twentieth-century architecture ever published, this volume presents a global perspective on some of the most significant works, ideas, and directions over the past one hundred years. With more than three hundred illustrations covering the major landmarks and architects of the century, it will appeal to a wide audience. Exploring cutting-edge ideas, the book also offers the sophisticated professional reader fresh viewpoints."--BOOK JACKET. "The broad focus of the book is the complex relationship between innovation and tradition and the profound impact of technology on architecture and urbanism throughout the twentieth century. It explores the house and the city; the grand international movements and regional vernacular styles; the forces that built this century and thoughts about where the next one will take us."--Jacket.

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