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The other tradition of modern architecture : the uncompleted project

Author: Colin St John Wilson
Publisher: London : Academy Editions ; Lanham, Md. : Distributed to the trade in the USA by National Book Network, 1995.
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This work identifies the opposition to the CIAM (Congress of Modern Architecture) movement as the "other tradition". The author outlines the theoretical status of this tradition and uses case studies  Read more...


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Named Person: Colin St John Wilson; Colin St John Wilson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin St John Wilson
ISBN: 1854904124 9781854904126
OCLC Number: 33387072
Description: 128 pages : illustrations, plans ; 28 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Part I. The historical context: What went wrong? --
1. The first episode: The battle of La Sarraz --
2. The second episode: The invention of 'the international style' --
Part II. Doctrine --
3. Classical theory and the aesthetic fallacy --
4. The other idea: Architecture as a practical art --
Part III. Four case studies --
5. The case studies: --
The town hall --
The art gallery --
The student hall of residence --
The house --
Postscript --
Index --
List of illustrations.
Responsibility: Colin St. John Wilson.


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