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Mediating modernism : architectural cultures in Britain

Author: Andrew Higgott
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Well illustrated, Mediating Modernism demonstrates how architectural books and journals have created the architectural culture of the twentieth century and that nowhere is this truer than in Britain.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Higgott, Andrew.
Mediating modernism.
New York : Routledge, 2006
(DLC) 2006008361
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Higgott
ISBN: 0203968980 9780203968987
OCLC Number: 259511288
Description: 1 online resource (pages cm)
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustration credits; Acknowledgements; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 making it new: the discourses of architecture and modernism in Britain; CHAPTER 2 the mission of modernism: James Richards and the Architectural Review; CHAPTER 3 the forgetting of art: the Abercrombie Plan for post-war London; CHAPTER 4 the shift to the specific: the new interpretation of materiality in Brutalism and the Functional Tradition; CHAPTER 5 the opposite of architecture: Archigram and Architectural Design in the 1960s.
Responsibility: Andrew Higgott.

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Well illustrated, Mediating Modernism demonstrates how architectural books and journals have created the architectural culture of the twentieth century and that nowhere is this truer than in Britain.

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