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Peter Behrens and a new architecture for the twentieth century

Author: Stanford Anderson
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text looks at the work of Peter Behrens, analyzing the cultural and architectural context in which it was produced and the relation of his own house in Darmstadt to his ideal of a society where life is formed as art.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Peter Behrens; Peter Behrens; Peter Behrens; Peter Behrens; Peter Behrens; Peter Behrens, Künstler.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stanford Anderson
ISBN: 026201176X 9780262011761
OCLC Number: 42652571
Description: xi, 429 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 A Context for the Early Work of Behrens: The Emergence of a New Architecture in Germany and Austria around 1900 1 --
2 Behrens's Changing Concept of Life as Art: A Review of the Early Work 27 --
3 Behrens's Highest Kultursymbol, the Theater: Darmstadt, 1900-1903 45 --
4 Theory and Teaching of Architecture: Dusseldorf, 1903-1907 69 --
5 Modern Architecture and Industry, a Cultural Policy of Historical Determinism: Berlin I 95 --
6 Industrial Design, a Strategy for Uniting Technology and Art: Berlin II 113 --
7 Architecture for Industry, the AEG Factories: Berlin III 129 --
8 Expression, Convention, and Convention as Expression: Berlin IV 165 --
9 Interwar Years 221.
Responsibility: Stanford Anderson.

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This text looks at the work of Peter Behrens, analyzing the cultural and architectural context in which it was produced and the relation of his own house in Darmstadt to his ideal of a society where life is formed as art.

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