skip to content
Twentieth-century architecture Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Twentieth-century architecture

Author: Dennis P Doordan
Publisher: New York : H.N. Abrams, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A survey of 20th-century architecture, selecting significant moments and unravelling the attendant political, social and technological strands. The author not only describes buildings but also the evolution of design tools and their impact on architectural design.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Doordan, Dennis P.
Twentieth-century architecture.
New York : H.N. Abrams, 2002
(OCoLC)604251213
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis P Doordan
ISBN: 0810906058 9780810906051 013021275X 9780130212757
OCLC Number: 46315098
Description: xvi, 304 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Confronting Modernity 1900-1940 --
The Modern City --
Responses to the Modern City --
The Garden City: Ebenezer Howard --
The City Beautiful: Daniel Burnham and Edward Bennett --
The Industrial City: Tony Garnier --
The Futurist City: Antonio Sant'Elia --
Expressionist Schemes --
The Emergence of the Modern Movement --
Le Corbusier --
CIAM --
Housing --
Europe --
The United States: Catherine Bauer --
Pieces of the City --
Skyscrapers --
Department Stores --
Apartment Buildings --
Women in Architecture --
Wivi Lonn, Jane Drew, and Julia Morgan --
Cultural Institutions --
The International Style --
Cinema Architecture --
Rockefeller Center and the General Motors Futurama --
The House --
From the Arts and Crafts Movement to the Prairie Style --
England: The Arts and Crafts Movement --
The United States: Greene and Greene --
The Prairie Style: Frank Lloyd Wright --
European Developments --
Charles Rennie Mackintosh --
Josef Hoffmann and the Werkstatten Movement --
National Romanticism --
Classicism --
Modernism --
Le Corbusier --
Hans Scharoun, Alvar Aalto --
American Developments --
Richard Neutra --
Frank Lloyd Wright --
Industrialization and the Home --
Grete Schutte-Lihotzky --
R. Buckminster Fuller --
The Architecture of Transportation and Industry --
Railroad Stations --
New York: Pennsylvania Station, Grand Central Station --
Helsinki and Stuttgart Railroad Stations --
Los Angeles: Union Station --
Urban Mass Transit Systems --
Paris, Vienna, and London --
Automobile Service Stations --
Factory Architecture.
Responsibility: Dennis P. Doordan.

Abstract:

A surprisingly detailed survey of 20th century architecture covering all the major movements, themes and architects who helped shaped this ecclectic and daring architectural era.  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/46315098> # Twentieth-century architecture
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "46315098" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/13324190#Topic/architektur> ; # Architektur
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/13324190#Topic/architectural_design_history_20th_century> ; # Architectural design--History--20th century
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/NA680> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/13324190#Topic/design_architectural_histoire_20e_siecle> ; # Design architectural--Histoire--20e siècle
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/813184> ; # Architectural design
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/13324190#Event/geschichte_1900_2000> ; # Geschichte 1900-2000
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/813842> ; # Architecture, Modern
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/13324190#Topic/architecture_20e_siecle_histoire> ; # Architecture--20e siècle--Histoire
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/13324190#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/724.6/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85006834> ; # Architecture, Modern--20th century
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/44407659> ; # Dennis P. Doordan
   schema:datePublished "2002" ;
   schema:description "A survey of 20th-century architecture, selecting significant moments and unravelling the attendant political, social and technological strands. The author not only describes buildings but also the evolution of design tools and their impact on architectural design."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/13324190> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/604251213> ;
   schema:name "Twentieth-century architecture"@en ;
   schema:productID "46315098" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/46315098#PublicationEvent/new_york_h_n_abrams_2002> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/13324190#Agent/h_n_abrams> ; # H.N. Abrams
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780810906051> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780130212757> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA1W0227> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/46315098> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/13324190#Event/geschichte_1900_2000> # Geschichte 1900-2000
    a schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Geschichte 1900-2000" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/13324190#Topic/architectural_design_history_20th_century> # Architectural design--History--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85006585> ;
   schema:name "Architectural design--History--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/13324190#Topic/architecture_20e_siecle_histoire> # Architecture--20e siècle--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Architecture--20e siècle--Histoire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/13324190#Topic/design_architectural_histoire_20e_siecle> # Design architectural--Histoire--20e siècle
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Design architectural--Histoire--20e siècle"@fr ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85006834> # Architecture, Modern--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Architecture, Modern--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/813184> # Architectural design
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Architectural design"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/813842> # Architecture, Modern
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Architecture, Modern"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/44407659> # Dennis P. Doordan
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Doordan" ;
   schema:givenName "Dennis P." ;
   schema:name "Dennis P. Doordan" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780130212757>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "013021275X" ;
   schema:isbn "9780130212757" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780810906051>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0810906058" ;
   schema:isbn "9780810906051" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/604251213>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Twentieth-century architecture." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/46315098> ; # Twentieth-century architecture
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.